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Weather Front Animations
This site features GIF and Flash animations that illustrate wave cyclone formation and the formation and characteristics of warm, cold, stationary, and occluded fronts. The animations can be paused and rewound to stress important points. These resources are suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational and noncommercial purposes is allowed as long as attribution is retained. To this end, the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license, the details of which can be found at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/1.0/
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-856
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Conservation of energy and increase in disorder
      • C - Life science:
        • Molecular basis of heredity
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Origin and evolution of the earth system
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Dr Mark Francek
Central Michigan University and Carleton College Science Education Resource Center