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Datastreme Atmosphere Homepage User's Guide DLESE Reviewed Collection
This program uses actual weather data from recent forecasts as part of the students' learning experience. The Users' Guide covers three areas: how to get started (equipment and internet requirements, navigating the homepage), available weather products (maps, datasets, remote imagery), and a listing of miscellaneous materials (map symbols, update schedules for weather products, listings of weather stations), which are available to supplement the weather products.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Browser: Netscape
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2004 American Meteorological Society
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-369
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • B - Physical science:
        • Motion and forces
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • B - Physical science:
        • Motions and forces
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How physical systems affect human systems
    • Physical systems:
      • The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
    • The world in spatial terms:
      • How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: American Meteorological Society Education Program