WEATHER LINKS    
                       Instruments and Webquests, too

National Weather Service - Gray, ME - http://www.erh.noaa.gov/gyx/
The Weather Channel -
http://www.weather.com
Intellicast - http://www.intellicast.com
Weather Underground -
http://www.wunderground.com/
Yahoo Weather site - http://weather.yahoo.com/
Channel 9 WMUR - Manchester - http://www.wmur.com/weather/index.html
NH Weather Info from IWIN (Interactive Weather Info Network)
    http://www.weather.gov/view/states.php?state=nh&map=on

Plymouth State University - http://vortex.plymouth.edu
Univ. of Michigan -
http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/
Washington Post Weather Post - local and international forecasts

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sectionfronts/metro/weather/index.html

Mount Washington Weather Observatory
   http://www.mountwashington.org/
  
Summit of Mount Washington weather
   
http://www.mountwashington.org/weather/summit.php

Student's Guide to Weather - http://www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_weather.html

Weather Notebook - (old, but good)weather questions/answers/archives

    http://www.weathernotebook.org/

Weather Pages for Kids:
     NASA - http://climatekids.nasa.gov/menu/play/
     Web Weather -
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/
     Play Time for Kids
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/reachout/kidspage.shtml
     Billy and Maria - Coloring Books -
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/edu/bm/bm_main.html
     OAR/NOAA Research for Middle School Kids
- http://www.oar.noaa.gov/k12/
     Weather Channel for Kids - http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/
     Weather Wiz Kids -
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/
     Weather sites from The Science Spot - http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzweather.html 
     University of Illinois Extension - http://urbanext.illinois.edu/treehouse/
   

Weather Basics from USA Today
      http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/resources/askjack/archives-weather-basics.htm
      USA Today Weather - http://www.usatoday.com/weather/           

The GLOBE Program - http://globe.gov/
          Weather links - 
http://classic.globe.gov/cgi-bin/resourceroom.cgi?parentid=25&lang=en

NOAA Weather -  marine, radar, weather maps, aviation - http://www.noaa.gov/wx.html
Another NOAA Weather Page -
http://weather.noaa.gov/

US Interactive Climate pages - http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/usclimate/

GOES Gallery at CIMSS - satellite images

   
http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/goes/blog/
    
Weather from the Franklin Institute -
http://www.fi.edu/weatherED/

WeatherNEX at UMich
- 380 weather sites
    http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/index.php

Internet Resources for Educators from the Stevens Institute of Technology
  Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
   
http://www.ciese.org/curriculum/weatherproj/reference_material.html

Bad Meteorology- weather myths debunked
    http://www.ems.psu.edu/~fraser/BadMeteorology.html

NOAA Education Resources - http://www.education.noaa.gov/Weather_and_Atmosphere/Weather_Observations.html

Weather from the BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/whatisweather/


Clouds:

Pictures of different types - Cloud Guide - http://www.uen.org/weather/clouds/
Clouds and Precipitation - http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/cld/home.rxml   
Clouds from Plymouth State University -
http://vortex.plymouth.edu/clouds.html
Web Weather for Kids includes cloud games - http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/cloudhome.html
       
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/games.html
Carl Wozniak's Clouds page -
http://www.carlwozniak.com/clouds/
Cloudspeak - http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/cloud-scramble/
Students' Cloud Observations Online (S'COOL) from CERES -
  http://scool.larc.nasa.gov/
  Cloud charts - http://science-edu.larc.nasa.gov/SCOOL/ForTeachers-materials.php
                   http://science-edu.larc.nasa.gov/SCOOL/Cloud_ID.php
GLOBE Clouds Story Book and lessons - http://www.globe.gov/web/elementary-globe/clouds/story-book
Language of clouds - http://www.jetfriends.com/jetfriends2/teens/technik_wolken


WINDS:

Learn About the Wind - http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wind.htm
Forces and Winds -
http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/fw/home.rxml
Clouds R Us Wind Web Page - http://www.rcn27.dial.pipex.com/cloudsrus/wind.html
The Wind -
http://www.42explore.com/wind.htm
Measuring Ocean Winds from Space - http://winds.jpl.nasa.gov/
Names of Winds - http://ggweather.com/winds.html
Different types by region -http://library.thinkquest.org/C001472/en/development/types.content.html
Wind chill chart from NWS -
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/windchill/
Wind chill info from NWS -
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/windchill/windchillfaq.shtml
                                  
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/global/chill.htm

Wind chill explained with calculator -
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/weather/act_windchill/


PRECIPITATION:

    Rain -
       
Definitions/Types - http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/wds8.htm
                             http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/cld/prcp/rnhl.rxml
                             
http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/8f.html
                             http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rain
                             http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycleprecipitation.html

       Precipitation Type Applet - http://profhorn.meteor.wisc.edu/wxwise/precip/precip.html

      
Acid Rain - http://www.epa.gov/acidrain/
                     
http://www.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/whatisacid.html
                      http://www.ec.gc.ca/air/default.asp?lang=En&n=AA1521C2-1
                     
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/global-warming/acid-rain-overview/
                     
http://www.umac.org/ocp/videos/acidRain.html
                     
http://www.kidsgen.com/school_projects/acid_rain.htm

   
     Snow - http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/snow/
                 http://library.thinkquest.org/3876/snowfacts.html
                
https://kathimitchell.com/snow.html
                
http://www.llansadwrn-wx.co.uk/ice/precipitation.html#snow
            
    Guide to Snowflakes - http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/class/class.htm
                 Snow booklet -
http://ccc.atmos.colostate.edu/snowbooklet.php
                 Snow Measurement info -
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/iwx/program_areas/snow_spotters/SnowMeasurement.pdf
                                            
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/akq/winter/Snow%20Measurement%20Guidelines.pdf
                                            
http://www.cocorahs.org/media/docs/Measuring%20Snow-National-Training%201.1.pdf

        
Hail -  http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/cae/svrwx/hail.htm
                http://www.chaseday.com/hail.htm
               
http://www.ucar.edu/communications/factsheets/Hail.html
               
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hail


WILD WEATHER

Blizzards:
      US Search and Rescue Task Force - http://www.ussartf.org/blizzards.htm
      Melissa's Web Page About Blizzards - http://volweb.utk.edu/school/sumnercs/ellism/mel.htm
      The Weather Channel and Blizzards -
http://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/winter/blizzard.html
      Blizzards and Winter Weather from UCAR -
           
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/blizzardhome.html
      Particular blizzards -
            http://volweb.utk.edu/school/sumnercs/ellism/ink8.htm
           
http://www.chiff.com/science/blizzards.htm
 
Hurricanes:

National Hurricane Center - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/index.shtml
WeatherWiz -
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-hurricane.htm
Weather Info and Resources from Univ. of Illinois - Hurricanes Online Guide

    http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/hurr/home.rxml
Hurricane Storm Science from Miami Museum of Science -
http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/

   
 Inside A Hurricane from Miami - http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/insideahurricane.html
Hurricanes from USAToday - http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/hurricane-resources.htm          
                                http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/science.htm
                                http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/tg/whurwhat/whurwhat.htm 
                    Glossary - http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/whur16.htm 
 
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutsshs.shtml
Hurricane Names 2012-2017 - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutnames.shtml
Hurricanes from FEMA for Kids - http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes
How Hurricanes Work - http://www.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/hurricane.htm
Web sites -
https://kathimitchell.com/hurri.htm

Monsoons:

NWS - http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/fgz/science/monsoon.php?wfo=fgz
CyberSleuth - Monsoons -
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Weather/Monsoons/
What Is A Monsoon? -
http://snrs.unl.edu/amet351/ogren/monsoons.html
Monsoons - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsoon   
Monsoon info from India - http://infochangeindia.org/kids/Peopletalk_rain.php
Monsoons from Mr. Dowling -
http://www.mrdowling.com/612-monsoon.html

Tornadoes:

NOAA - http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/tornadoes/
          http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/edu/safety/tornadoguide.html
Scholastic -
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/tornadoes/
FEMA for Kids Tornadoes - http://www.ready.gov/tornadoes
Tornadoes from NOAA -
http://www.noaawatch.gov/themes/severe.php
Weather Wiz -
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-tornado.htm
Sky Diary Kidstorm - http://skydiary.com/kids/tornadoes.html
University of Illinois - http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/svr/torn/home.rxml
Education World - http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson116.shtml

Tsunamis:
      NOAA
- http://www.noaawatch.gov/themes/tsunami.php 
               
http://www.tsunami.noaa.gov/
     
 Welcome to Tsunami! - Interactive, online, tsunami information
          http://www.ess.washington.edu/tsunami/index.html
     
Tsunami Research at USGS - http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/
  
    Tsunami Videos and Animations -
                     http://weather.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.usc.edu%2Fdept%2Ftsunamis%2Fvideo%2F
       Lots of text - http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/geol204/tsunami.htm
       Mrs. Mitchell's page - https://kathimitchell.com/earthsci.htm#Tsunamis


Make Weather Instruments:

Making Weather Instruments from Miami Science Museum
    http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/weathertools.html
Making Weather Instruments from Project Atmosphere Australia
    
http://www.schools.ash.org.au/paa2/deliver/content.asp?pid=712
Make Your own Weather Station  -
http://sln.fi.edu/weather/todo/todo.html
Making Weather Instruments - scroll to bottom of page

   http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/fltmidweather.htm
Making Weather Instruments for use in class - http://www.ciese.org/curriculum/weatherproj2/en/activity1.shtml
   http://www.ciese.org/curriculum/weatherproj/Introductory_Activity_Lessons/lesson2building_%26_using_weather_instruments/

    Wonderful World of Weather Project - http://www.ciese.org/curriculum/weatherproj/  
Making Weather Instruments -  http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/for_fun/BuildyourownWeatherStation.pdf
Skywatchers - Make Your Own Instruments - Canadian site with metric measures
  
http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/skywatchers/makingInstruments_e.html


Teacher Pages and WEBQUESTS 

Weather in Literature for Kids -  http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/weather.html

Classroom of the Future - Weather Or Not? 
   
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/weathernot/weathernot.html

 Lessons for Weather - http://urbanext.illinois.edu/treehouse/

Weather Lessons from Montgomery County, VA
   http://neyture.info/teachered/connect/weather/frames.html 

Weather Unit from UIUC

GLOBE - Cloud Exploration and Quiz
    http://training.globe.gov/sda-bin/m2h?gl/clouds.men

Cloud Cover and Cloud Types from GLOBE
    http://www.globe.gov/documents/348614/351813/atmo_fg_cloudcover.pdf
    http://www.globe.gov/documents/348614/351813/atmo_fg_cloudtype.pdf
    Cloud Protocols - http://classic.globe.gov/tctg/clouds.pdf?sectionId=8&lang=EN
    Cloud ID - http://classic.globe.gov/tctg/atla-idclouds.pdf?sectionId=19&lang=EN
    Cloud Lessons and Activities -http://classic.globe.gov/tctg/templates/index.jsp?q=identifying+clouds
   

Weather Webquest - Grade 4 - roleplaying and a weather broadcast

  http://www.community.k12.mo.us/webquest/drobnett/quest.htm

Weather Webquests - from The Teacher's Corner
  http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/weather.htm

Hurricanes from Scholastic -  
  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/hurricanes/experiments.htm    

Hurricane Virtual Field Trip - http://www.field-trips.org/sci/hurricane/

Tornado Webquests - http://fairfieldschools.org/B_Level/B_RogerLudlowe/C_RogerLudlowe/03/webquests/Weather/tornados.htm
                      http://scangascience.blogspot.com/2011/04/tornado-web-quest.html#!/2011/04/tornado-web-quest.html
                      http://web.archive.org/web/20101116142353/http://mrsgibson.com/main/portfolio/WebQuest/WebQuest.htm
                      http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqlachance/index.htm

                      
http://www.mtsd-vt.org/webquests/aplantz/tornadowebquest.htm

Weather Unit Webquest for 5th grade - 
    water cycle, clouds, climate,and spreadsheets plus an online exam

   http://www.davidson.k12.nc.us/webquests/weather/weather.htm

Bay Kids' Weather Page from Thinkquest Jr.
   http://library.thinkquest.org/3805/

Mrs. Clime's Weather Webquest - middle school - comparing forecasts/actual weather
   http://www.calvertnet.k12.md.us/schools/whms/weatherwebquest.html

Clouds for Teachers - http://www.42explore.com/clouds.htm

Exploratorium websites for teachers -
  
http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/cool/weather.html

Snow Comparisons and Conversions - http://ccc.atmos.colostate.edu/~hail/teachers/lessons/snowfall.htm

Weather Lesson Plans from CoCoRaHS - http://www.cocorahs.org/Content.aspx?page=lessonplans
                                            
http://ccc.atmos.colostate.edu/~hail/teachers/teacher.htm

READY for Kids - disaster preparedness - http://www.ready.gov/kids

 


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