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Use data collected from instruments such as a barometer, thermometer, psychrometer, and anemometer to describe local weather conditions 0607.8.6
Links verified 7/25/2014
Forecasting - Clouds can tell you many things about what the weather
- Use what you learned to make
a forecast for your Dad.
Dad plan the rest of your trip.
and contrast warm and cold fronts - excellent animations of each type
Weather - posted by United States Search and Rescue Task Force
- Real-time data sources to use in weather forecasting projects
- Weather Underground
- look up any city in the US and most cities around the world
Radar Loop of the last 2 hours covering the contiguous United States.
This Doppler radar site indicates clouds, rain and snow with different
colors, and refreshes 4 times per hour.
Weather Map - allows you to center on any location and zoom in all
the way to individual county level.
Forecast Maps from NOAA
for the last 24 hours reported by the National Weather Service -
Select State from the pull down menu, then select City
Movies of Air Masses Moving across North America
for Forecasting the Weather - step-by-step process including links to
real time weather data
Activities - three levels of practice reporting weather followed by
three levels of predicting the weather
- Weather Maps
Quiz - twenty question multiple-choice quiz on using weather charts
Weather Maps from NOAA - Click on the Surface Weather Map to see
a larger map with plotted station observations.
to interpret a weather map
- How to Read a Weather Map - visually interesting explanation of the various symbols found on a weather map
to Read a Weather Map - from Wiki Answers
to Read Weather Maps - This 36 slide shows how to read the
various symbols associated with a station. The final slide acts as a
quiz, testing understanding.
Stream: Online School for Weather - a National Weather Service
lesson on learning how to read a weather map
and Creating a Weather Map - lesson plan with printable maps integrated
Weather Maps - In the sections that follow, students will examine
features to look for on weather maps to make a forecasts, general methods
of preparing a forecast, and more specific tips for specific scenarios.
Weather Analysis - complete listing of weather map symbols
for Forecasting the Weather - step-by-step process including links
to real time weather data
Weather Map Room - provided by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Forecasting Using the Internet - suggestions for incorporating
weather into your curriculum
Map Analysis - [designed for grades
6-8] a lesson plan designed for middle school science
Quizzes - seven quizzes from easy to advanced from Weather Wiz Kids
- Weather Underground
- select a city and then scroll down to Detailed History and Climate,
select a month day and year and you will have a large amount of weather
Watch - a student activity from Scholastic - links to six types of weather
instruments and a link to a data sheet to use
Watchers - a lesson plan from Illuminations
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