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Weather Maps in Motion
In this activity, students learn to interpret current weather maps. They will observe weather map loop animations on the internet, learn the concept of Zulu time (Universal Time Coordinated, UTC) and visualize the movement of fronts and air masses. They will then analyze a specific weather station model, generate a meteogram from their observations, and answer a set of questions about their observations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Mocrosoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Charles A. Burrows.
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-038
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Charles A Burrows
Spring Valley High School

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation