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1,041 reviewed resources for weather patterns

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Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Follow a fabulous slide show on how monsoons form and how satellite technology is being used to observe the phenomena, explaining why they occur. Afterward, visit the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) website to access actual...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
According to the Farmers' Almanac, the weather will be nice today. Class members examine how weather forecasting plays a part in their lives with a resource that provides information on the history of forecasting, from using cloud...
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Become a Weather Wizard

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Accurate weather forecasting is something we take for granted today, making it easy to forget how complex it can be to predict the weather. Learn more about the terms and symbols used to forecast the weather with an earth science lesson...
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Recent Weather Patterns

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Decide whether weather is changing! A two-part activity first challenges classes to review the differences between weather and climate. Once finished, individuals then analyze historical data to determine if climate change is happening...
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Introduction to GRASPS Weather Forecast

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You don't need a green screen! Here is your opportunity to be a weather person, presenting weather forecasts live to your peers. Groups analyze weather patterns and data to determine a three-day forecast and present it to their class...
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Weather Patterns of the Pacific Ocean

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How do oceans affect weather patterns? Learners define vocabulary associated with dew point, topographical lifting, condensation, and formation of clouds and precipitation as they explore the weather in the Pacific Northwest. They also...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine cold, warm, and stationary fronts. They also examine the roles of relative humidity and the way air masses move. They are to create forecasts based on the information they collect. Tapes are shared with the class.
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Investigating the Climate System WEATHER

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research, interpret, and become able to explain general characteristics of weather in tropical regions. Students observe and compare tropical and mid-latitude weather patterns.
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Cloud and Weather Patterns

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how weather patterns generally move from west to east across the United States, and how clouds are formed and are related to the water cycle. They view and discuss a PowerPoint presentation of the types of clouds,...
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Weather Forecasting

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover how to read a current weather map. In this weather forecasting instructional activity, students view weather maps from three consecutive days and observe how quickly weather moves and changes.  Students review key terms...
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Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Get your class outside to observe their surroundings with a lesson highlighting weather patterns and seasonal changes. First, learners take a weather walk to survey how the weather affects animals, people, plants, and trees during...
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Weather Where We Live

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Over a span of two weeks or more, mini meteorologists record weather-related measurements. What makes this particular resource different from others covering similar activities are the thorough details for the teacher and printables for...
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Weather Watch Activity Guide: Groundhog Day

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Exactly what do groundhogs know about weather? Not as much as your science students will after completing these lessons and activities that cover everything from the earth's rotation and the creation of shadows, to cloud...
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Severe Winter Weather

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
As young meterologists learn about extreme winter weather forecasts, they find themselves taking a journey into the past by interviewing their family members to share their memories of the worse winter storm or winter weather disaster...
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It's All in the Name: Weather Versus Climate

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What goes up when rain comes down? An umbrella! Activity eight in the series of 12 explores weather and climate. In pairs, participants analyze maps, watch a short video, create a weather forecast, and complete a reading to determine the...
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Comparing Weather Patterns of Two Different Cities

For Teachers 6th
Junior meteorologists work in collaborative groups to collect information on the weather patterns of two different cities. They use NOAA's National Weather Service website and contact actual meteorologists in their chosen cities. The...
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Predicting Whether the Weather is Good for the Garden

For Teachers 4th Standards
Can your class predict the weather? Show them how they can come close with a instructional activity about creating weather instruments, including weather vanes, barometers, wind socks, anemometers, and thermometers. Kids research weather...
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Weather 1

For Students K - 4th
Match weather words with pictures in a weather vocabulary activity. Beginning readers look at pictures of various weather patterns and choose/write the word that describes the weather. They create a map and write about the weather...
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Weather

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a comprehensive and colorful collection of slides to introduce 4th - 8th graders to all things weather-related. The factors that contribute to weather are defined, types of clouds and the related conditions are explained, air...
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Why Do We Have Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Convection is offered as the reason behind our weather phenomena. This presentation assumes that viewers are familiar with the methods of heat transfer, and is therefore more geared toward middle-school meteorologists. The focus is on...
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Weather Report Chart

For Teachers K - 4th
Students complete a weather report chart after studying weather patterns for a period of time. In this weather report lesson, students measure temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, wind speed, and wind direction for a month. Students...
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Weathering the Odds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the limitations of weather forecasting and how consumer-driven weather forecasting companies attempt to meet the demand for accurate, long-term weather forecasting. They act as meteorologists, researching the weather.
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Weather Watchers WebQuest

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore a variety of weather websites, and complete a Weather WebQuest worksheet. They read and analyze weather data, prepare a weather forecast and daily weather report, and predict the weather for the next two days.
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The Weather

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore earth science by reading articles in class. In this weather identification lesson, students analyze weather science articles on the Internet and view their own local weather patterns as well. High schoolers define...

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