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Great Websites
on Weather

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Web Weather for Kids -Web Weather for Kids is a great site that's just packed with great activities and visualizations that are perfect in helping kids learn about weather.  This site has some really great activities on cloud types.  Also, be sure to play the cloud matching game as well.

Wonderground.com -This website will give you all of the up-to-the-minute detailed weather information that you'd ever need! 

Weather Wiz Kids -Are you curious about thunderstorms? How about what causes a tornado? This is a good place to begin your weather adventure!

The Weather Dude -This site has a whole host of great resources for kids and for teachers as well.  Check out in particular, the page called Bad Meteorology- Weather Misconceptions.  There were a couple of very surprising things here!

Making a Weather Station -This site gives you a nice overview of how to make a kid-friendly weather station.

How to build a Barometer -Do you want to measure air pressure? Then, you'll need to make what's called a barometer. 

How to build an Anemometer -Would you like to know how fast the wind is blowing?  If so, then you'll need to build what's called an anemometer. Click on the link above to learn more!

The Weather Dude's recommended reading list -Here is an extensive list of good reading material on the topic of weather.

The Ultimate Weather Resource Guide -Are you planning on taking a trip?  Any time that you travel to a new place, it's important to know what kind of weather you may have.  This site has tons of weather resources to help you plan your trip!

Cylones, Typhoons, and Hurricanes Oh My! -This website has a ton of information related to these weather phenomena, especially as they relate to sailing on the open waters.

The Home Tornado Safety Review Guide -Do you know what to do in case a tornado strikes? This site does a great job of giving you a comprehensive overview about tornados and tornado safety.

All About the Water Cycle -This site has TONS of great links concerning the water cycle.  In particular, be sure to check out the interactive water cycle video.


 

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