This site allows the students to read about the causes of wind including land and sea breezes. The large print format and colorful pictures make this website attractive to students. Activities follow from which to choose if desired about various weather topics.
This site includes a 15 and 20 word online word search, a sliding puzzle, and a weather matching game. It is simple and easy to use.
Interactive weather game that matches weather conditions with geographic locations in which the conditions occurs. Weather symbols appear on map.
Students view radar images and make predictions about what the weather forecast is for that area, then they can click on the image and see the correct answer along with an animated explanation.
An animation that allows students (or teacher if done as a demonstration) to change the temperature and dew point to see how they affect precipitation.
This website answers several questions about the wind. The large print and colorful pictures have animated links that students can click on to explore the effects of temperature on wind formation.
This is an informational site for teachers that covers topics associated with the wind including air pressure, Coriolis effect, wind power. .
WW2010 is an all encompassing site that students can use to learn about anything they ever need to know about weather. The site has online guides that include meteorology, meteorological data, and map reading. A true complete weather site.
Site has information about tools (barometer, thermometer, anemometer, and wind vane) along with instructions on building them and using them in an experiment. There is also a printable chart for recording data.
This website content focuses on the background of numerous topics such as: what is weather, fronts and air masses, high and low pressure, tools, clouds, and weather lore.
Lesson plan that has students interpret and design a weather map.
This is a good teacher content page that also includes a few lessons on reading maps and radar. It includes links to many enrichment activities/sites.
Illustrations and information are provided to explain the use of weather instruments and how they work.
This site has curriculum materials, activities and articles that can be used as part of a weather and climate unit. Since the weather on Antarctica is the focus of the material, students should find the information engaging. There are strategies, assessments, activities, handouts, and readings from real scientists and Antarctic researchers.
This site serves as an introduction to weather. There are links that describe cloud types and provide information on severe weather. Meteorology, weather measurements, and the water cycle among other topics discussed.