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GLE 0607.8.4
Analyze meteorological data to predict weather conditions.

Aligning Assessment & Planning Instruction

Student Resources
  • Media
    Wind

    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.

    Contributed by carpenterp
  • Media
    Weather Online Games

    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.

    Contributed by Anthony878787@gmail.com
  • Media
    Weather Flash Game

    Interactive weather game that matches weather conditions with geographic locations in which the conditions occurs. Weather symbols appear on map.

    Contributed by cooterv
  • Media
    What's The Forecast?

    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.

    Contributed by cooterv
  • Multimedia/Technology
    Precipitation Type Applet

    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.

    Contributed by cooterv
Teacher Resources
  • Lesson Plan
    Wind, Where Does It Come From

    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.

    Contributed by carpenterp
  • Skill-Building/Professional Development
    Wind Energy and Wind Power

    This is an informational site for teachers that covers topics associated with the wind including air pressure, Coriolis effect, wind power. .

    Contributed by carpenterp
  • Lesson Plan
    WW2010 Weather

    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.

    Contributed by Anthony878787@gmail.com
  • Lesson Plan
    Gather Weather Data

    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.

    Contributed by cooterv
  • Background Knowledge/Reference
    Predicting the Weather

    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.  

    Contributed by cooterv
  • Lesson Plan
    Reading and Creating a Weather Map

    Lesson plan that has students interpret and design a weather map.

    Contributed by cooterv
  • Background Knowledge/Reference
    Dan's Wild Wild Weather Page

    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.

    Contributed by Anthony878787@gmail.com
  • Background Knowledge/Reference
    Resources: Weather measurements

    Illustrations and information are provided to explain the use of weather instruments and how they work.

    Contributed by cooterv
  • Lesson Plan
    Why is Antarctica the Windiest Place on Earth?

    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.  

    Contributed by Diane Vaughn
  • Background Knowledge/Reference
    Introduction to Weather

    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.

    Contributed by Diane Vaughn
Assessment
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Aligned State Performance Indicators (SPIs)
SPI 0607.8.4
Interpret meteorological data to make predictions about the weather.