Atmosphere & Weather: Weather Station
  
This unit is mainly taught using our text.  See our curriculum sheets for additional information.

Central Questions 

  • What makes up or weather and how does it change from day to day, from seasons to season and over long periods of time?
  • What causes different kinds of weather?
Objectives
  • Describe the atmosphere.
  • Describe weather conditions and climates.
  • Describe seasonal changes in weather.
  • Explain appropriate safety precautions during severe weather.
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Lesson Plans/Units
The Weather Unit

Curricular Resources in Weather and Climate

What's the Weather?

Online Activities/Projects/Background Information
USA Today Weather: Topic Index

Franklin's Forecast

KidStorm  Facts about tornadoes, lightning, hurricans and storm chasing

Dan's Wild Weather Page

NOAA Education: Specially for Students

Owlie Skywarn's Weather Page

FEMA for Kids: The Disaster Area

Intellicast.com

Weather Eye: Cadet Section   Includes teacher resources
 

Specific Weather Phenomena

Lightning@nationalgeographic.com

Kids Snow Page

Miami Museum of Science: Hurricane

Cloud Boutique  Information page including photos

 

   

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