Weather

Air Quality Meteorology
This website features a course for environmental decision-makers, scientists, technical advisors, and educators. The course is introduces basic concepts of meteorology and air quality necessary to understand meteorological computer models. Designed by scientists and instructional design educators at the Shodor Education Foundation, Inc., North Carolina Supercomputing Center, and the North Carolina Industrial Extension Service.

DataStreme Atmosphere
This website features DataStreme Atmosphere, a major precollege teacher enhancement initiative of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). DataStreme Atmosphere is a project which trains weather education resource teachers who will promote the teaching of science, mathematics and technology using weather as a vehicle, across the K-12 curriculum.

DataStreme Junction
This website features links to other sites where information is found or can be located that promotes the use of current environmental data across the K-12 curriculum. Sponsored by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

El Niño Theme Page
This website provides satellite imagery and other information concerning El Niño. This site includes answering frequently asked questions, adressing the impacts of El Niño, and the benefits of El Niñ predictions. Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Franklin's Forecast
This website allows users to build their own weather station, learn about today's sophisticated weather technologies, and check the weather right now. Sponsored by the Franklin Institute Online and made possible by Unisys.

K-13 Education Initiatives
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Education Program promotes the teaching of atmospheric, oceanographic, and hydrologic sciences through pre-college teacher training and instructional resource material development. It also promotes instructional innovation at the introductory college course level, hence the K-13 designation for the program. All programs promote activity directed towards greater human resource diversity in the sciences AMS represents.

Mesonet EarthStorm
This website provides weather and climatological data and applications of these data. It also offers a glossary, lesson plans, reference materials, and tornado safety information. Sponsored by the Oklahoma Climatological Survey (OCS).

National Lightning Safety Institute
This website provides important information about lightning, lightning incidents, and safety. Sponsored by the National Lightning Institute.

National Weather Service
This website provides current weather conditions, daily forecasts, and information on weather watches, warnings, and advisories. Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Oklahoma Weather Roundup
This website provides a wide variety of weather data from Oklahoma. Sponsored by Oklahoma University.

Playtime for Kids
This website provides weather information, safety tips, and coloring activities. Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Tropical Prediction Center: National Hurricane Center
This National Weather Service website provides hurricane awareness information, frequently asked questions, glossaries, a look at hurricane history, and much more. Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Weather
This website provides world weather information, weather maps, and links to other resources. Sponsored by CNN.

Weather
This website provides radar and satellite images, maps, severe weather watches, and forecasts. Sponsored by USA Today.

Weather and Climate Basics
This website offers weather and climate basics, teacher and parents resources, and a kids center. Building a bridge between scientific research and education, the website also features current news and student opportunities. Sponsored by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), which is operated by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).

Weather and Climate Data
This website provides satellite pictures of the United States, weather observations and discussions, and Pacific Northwest-specific information. Sponsored by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington.

Weather Cams
This website contains links to more than 800 weather cameras across North America, and it is the largest list on the web! Sponsored by the University of Michigan's Weather.

Weather Science Hotlist
This website provides links to online exhibits, current weather, background information, severe weather watches, El Niño/La Niña, forecasts, and activity ideas.

Weather Underground
This website is the leading provider of weather data via the Internet. This site provides easy-to-understand, accurate, and timely weather data.

Weather Watch
This website provides activities, a hurricane map, and an "Ask Our Weather Experts" section. This site also includes teacher-specific resources and a link to the Magic School Bus! Sponsored by Scholastic.

Weather Wise
This website is filled with interactive teaching and training aids for teachers to use in class. The teaching applets include making a snow flake, analyzing the cause of thunderstorms, and many more!

Web Weather for Kids
This website provides activity ideas, games, safety tips, and lots of information about weather. This site also teaches students how to use their knowledge to predict the weather! Sponsored by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.

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