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Storming the Web: Exploring How the Internet Has Changed the Way We Learn About Weather DLESE Reviewed Collection
This lesson allows students to explore the importance of weather prediction and the Internet's role in changing the way weather is reported. By participating in an Internet scavenger hunt, students will come to a greater appreciation of the role Internet weather prediction plays in their own lives as well as the lives of people all over the world.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 The New York Times Company Teachers of grades 3 through 12, or parents of children of like age (collectively, "Educators"), may print and reproduce full in print format for students the crossword puzzle, daily news quiz, daily lesson plan, lesson plans from the lesson plan archive, the related lesson plan article and resources, as those materials are so labeled on The Learning Network (collectively, the "Content") for classroom and instructional use only and not for resale or redistribution.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-329
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Physical systems:
      • The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Rachel McClain Klein
The New York Times Newspaper Education Program