Cloud Identification Guide
Use this guide with students to determine what clouds are in the sky.
Online Weather Activities
Multiple links to
interactive sites about weather and weather prediction. Included are
Cloud Match, Elmos' World Weather Game, Interactive Weather Maker,
Weather Flash, Edhead's Weather, Hurricane House, Professor B's Thunder
and Lightening Secrets, Weather Maker, and Wild Weather Adventure.
Science Kids - Weather
Grab an umbrella and step into the wild world of weather for kids with a cool range of experiments, online games, science fair projects, fun quizzes, interesting facts, amazing videos and more!
Learn about clouds, rain, wind, snow and all kinds of interesting weather topics. As well as activities for children, there are also plenty of lesson plans and worksheets for teachers, ideas for parents and a whole host of free teaching resources for anyone interested in the science subject of weather.
Learn about the science behind tornadoes, hurricanes, storm cells, el-Nino / La Nina, greenhouse effect, and thunder and lightening through these informative animations.
Tree House Weather Tree
Discusses several topics of weather including clouds, seasons, air pressure, winds, global warming, and violent weather. It also contains activities for students.
Weather World 2010
Weather World 2010 is a project developed by the Department of Atmospheric
Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. It is designed
to be a framework for integrating current and archived weather data with
multimedia instructional resources. Online guides provide detailed information
on correct interpretation of weather products. The Collaborative Visualization
(CoVis) activities are divided into open-ended projects and short, structured
classroom lessons. These are specifically geared for students in grades
What happens when ocean currents and air masses interact? Find out in Weather Lab! Take on the role of a meteorologist by predicting spring weather and how people should dress for it in particular regions of the United States.
Weather Lab is a tool to help visualize how North America’s weather is formed. This lab is designed to model the complex interactions between air masses and ocean currents, but like all models it represents probable outcomes. Each prediction you make is for possible outcomes during Spring.
Weather Report is
an online project that is designed to facilitate the weather curriculum
and learning about weather.
Weather for Kids
Visit this award winning
site that poses questions like how is a tonado formed. Then, takes students
through step by step activities that demonstrate the answers to the questions.
Collect weather data for at least one week using the Weather Watch data sheet. Then click on View Weather on the Weather Watch home page to create a spreadsheet for comparing your information. The more data you collect, the more you will be able to compare.
Enter the information from your data collection sheets and watch your graphs change. By observing the weather you can draw conclusions from the data you collected. Which weeks had more rainfall? What were the high and low temperatures of the month. What was the average temperature? Was the month sunny or cloudy?