Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Let's Talk About the Weather: 32 Places For Students to Explore

A few days ago, I was sitting outside my hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, sipping fresh orange juice and looking at the beach. (Although I did not take the above photo, it accurately represents the view) Today, I am back at work, awaiting a huge snowstorm which will bring us up to 8 inches of snow. With all the extreme weather changes we have been experiencing lately, I decided to put together a collection of resources to teach students about the weather. (All ages are covered.) I also have created a pathfinder for my students on Natural Disasters in the News.

Active Weather Alerts- from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

American Meteorological Society

Build Your Own Weather Station- Discovery Education lesson plan

Commuter Forecast- just enter destination

Discovery Education Lesson Plans

EdHeads: Weather Activities






Hands-On Science and Literacy Lessons About Weather and Climate- grades K-5




How's the Weather Today?- National Geographic Education

Inside the Climatologist's Toolbox

Interactive Weather Maker

Interactives on the Weather- from Annenberg Learner

Introduction to Weather Map Symbols and Terminology

Kid Info- weather facts and weather resources

Lesson Plan Central- weather lessons

National and Local Weather- weather.com

Preschool Education Theme: Weather

Preschool Weather Arts and Crafts

The Science Spot- weather lesson plans

Stop Disasters!- disaster simulation game

Tree House Weather Kids- Interactive site is also available in Spanish

Weather Activities and Smartboard Activities- very good site with a weather game, research section and so much more

Weather Lesson Plans- from TeAchnology

Weather Lesson Plans, Themes, Printouts, Crafts- The Teacher's Guide

Weather Map- shows U.S. weather map and some streaming video from weather cams

Weather Printables, Lesson Plans, Resources- from TeacherVision; covers grades K-12

Weather Scope: Make a Weather Station






Web Weather for  Kids

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