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Weather Resources for Teachers

Help students of all ages learn the science behind weather forecasts with the lessons, printables, and references below. Study the effects of climate change with global warming handouts. Graphic organizers will help students chart weather patterns and record what they learn about clouds and seasons. Fun science activities include making a thermometer and a wind vane. You'll find great cross-curricular projects, resources, and Earth Day activities to incorporate meteorology across your curriculum.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

Nature's Weather Clues Mini-Lesson
The Restless Air Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Printables for Grades K-5

Trash & Climate Change
Weather Graph
Hurricanes
Science Reading Warm-Up: Earthquakes
Science Reading Warm-Up: Volcanoes
Weather Forecast Bulletin Board
Climate Activities
More Popular Weather Printables

Printables for Grades 6-12

Climate Activities
Science Reading Warm-Up: Hurricanes
Weather Printable Book (Grades 3-6)
Air Quality and the Weather -- Student Worksheet
Relative Humidity: How Much Water Is in the Air?
Which Soil Is Best for Plants?
Climate Zones Map
More Popular Weather Printables

Slideshows

Earth Science Printables Slideshow
Top 10 Spring Activities (K-8)
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Months, Seasons, & Time Printables Slideshow
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Earth Science
Favorite Autumn Activities Slideshow (K-8)
Astronomy & Climatology Printables Slideshow

Quizzes

The Water Cycle Quiz
Weather Quiz
Extreme Weather Quiz
Weather and Climate Quiz
Water, Wind, and Earth Quiz
Types of Snow Quiz
Water Cycle Vocabulary Words Quiz

Lesson Plans

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Weather Station
Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversions Made Simple
Condensation
Autumn Leaf Art Projects
Glacial Pressure
Investigating Air
More Weather Lesson Plans

Graphic Organizers

A Weather Calendar
KWL Chart - Weather and Seasons
Dressing for the Weather
What Are Clouds Like?
What Are the Seasons Like?
What Is the Temperature Outside?
What Is Your Favorite Season?
More Weather Graphic Organizers

Technology Resources

Science, Technology and Society: Supercomputers Can Track Super Storms
What Is the Weather in Your City?
Science and Technology: Showing the Weather
More Technology Resources for Weather

Weather Activities for Math Class

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Temperature (Gr. 3)
A Growing Snowflake
Use a Thermometer (Gr. 1)
How Do Thermometers Work?
Graphing Air Temperature Activity
Weather Conversions Vocabulary
More Weather Activities for Math Class

Weather Resources for Language Arts

Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
Hurricane Katrina Reading Warm-Up
Weather Words
Weather Terms
2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Reading Warm-Up
Surviving in the Environment: Family Activity
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Water Cycle
More Popular Weather Resources for Language Arts

Weather Activities for Art Class

In All Kinds of Weather
Autumn Leaf Art Projects
Dora the Explorer: Weather Activity (English)
Dora the Explorer: Weather Activity (Spanish)
Let It Snow!
Make a Silly Weather Worm
Weather Tales

Digital Books

Eyewitness: Natural Disasters
Eye Wonder: Weather
Eyewitness: Hurricane & Tornado
Experience: Extreme Weather
E.Guides: Weather
DK Guide to Savage Earth
DK Guide to Weather
Eyewitness: Weather
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Earth Science

Weather Resources for Social Studies Class

How Do You Read a Weather Map?
What Is the Ring of Fire?
Tsunami! Discussion Guide
Welcome Spring
Climate and Vegetation Regions
Modeling Climates
River Erosion
More Weather Resources for Social Studies Class

Seasonal Weather Activities

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Top 10 Spring Activities (K-8)
Weather Station
Types of Snow
Autumn Leaf Art Projects
A Growing Snowflake
Hot and Cold
More Popular Seasonal Weather Activities

Weather Resources for History Class

Drylongso
Hurricane History
How Hurricanes Are Named
Retired Hurricane Names
New Orleans, La.
More Weather Resources for History Class

Weather & Geology Connected

Frequently Asked Questions about Tsunamis
Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
Weathering and Erosion
How Are Volcanoes Classified?
What Is a Tsunami?
How a Tsunami Occurs
Dangerous Wave
More Weather Activities for Geology

Weather Activities for Science Class

Making a Wind Vane
How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Weather Station
What Are Weather Fronts?
Condensation
Building a Weather Vane
Weather Wordsearch
More Popular Weather Activities for Science Class

References

Global Warming: So, What's the Big Deal?
The Uncertainties of Global Warming
Global Warming: We CAN Make a Difference!
Global Warming: Greenhouse Effect
The Global Environment Outlook: An Overview
Global Warming: What Is the Climate System?
Global Warming: The Climate Detectives
More Popular Weather References

Natural Disaster Resources

Frequently Asked Questions about Tsunamis
Intervention Strategies for Disaster
What Is a Tsunami?
How a Tsunami Occurs
Dangerous Wave
A Windy Day
Investigate Activity: Making a Model Tornado
More Natural Disasters – Teacher Resources

Environmental Science Resources

The Ozone Show
An Inconvenient Truth Classroom Poster
Global Warming and Climate
The Effects of Global Warming on Sea Level
Global Warming: Can We Change the Climate?
Global Warming: What It Is . . .
Global Warming: Climate's Come a Long Way!
More Environmental Science Teacher Resources

Weather Activities for Earth Day

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Weather Station
Analyzing Air Quality
Air Quality and the Weather -- Teacher Section
Air Quality and the Weather -- Student Section
Identifying Biomes
Visibility Chart
More Popular Weather Activities for Earth Day

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