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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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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 Patterns

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, learners identify with the symbols found on a weather map that show the locations of fronts, high- and low-pressure areas, and various types of precipitation across the United States. Then they use the map...
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Weather Fronts—Movement of Cold and Warm Air

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
On a hot summer day, in a two-story home with no air conditioning, the coolest place is in the basement and the warmest place is on the second floor. See how warm air rises and cool air sinks through a hands-on activity. Class...
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Weather Patterns

For Students 9th - 12th
In this weather worksheet, students define an air mass and describe the different types of weather fronts. Students compare and contrast high pressure and low pressure systems. This worksheet has 4 short answer questions.
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Highs And Lows

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students experiment to examine high and low pressure areas. They investigate why a high pressure area seeks a low pressure area.
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Weather

For Students 9th - 12th
In this weather worksheet, students review what causes different weather patterns including the more severe weather patterns like tornadoes and hurricanes. Students also calculate relative humidity by using dry and wet bulb temperatures....
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You Can Be A Woman Meteorologist

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete four activities that are about meteorology. The first activity is for them to explore weather maps. The second activity is for students to discover high-pressure and low-pressure air. The third activity is for them to...
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Meteorology

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study how atmospheric conditions change while naming the things that make the weather change. They investigate the affects of air masses, weather fronts and high/low pressure by looking at weather maps from newspapers.
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Review For Weather Quiz 2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this science worksheet, students look at the information carefully in preparation for a formal assessment. The focus is upon defining different aspects of air masses.
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What is Climate?

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, students read a brief excerpt that compares the various types of climates found on Earth. Then they explain where the low- and high-pressure systems follow each other throughout the year.
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Understanding Weather

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A succinct set of slides covers the main points for your weather unit. From the factors that contribute to conditions, to fronts and extreme occurrences, to the different types of clouds, numerous facts are listed in bullets. The only...
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Play Ball! – Or Not…Making a Decision Using Weather Data

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Should the game go on or not? An engaging instructional activity asks small groups to make a decision using weather data. After analyzing a map, an updated forecast, and radar information, groups have to decide whether to cancel a...
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Weather

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students determine how to read and record weather data. They use maps, legends, graphs, charts and lists. They read a Washington Post article entitled, "Hi, Sky: How Weather Works."
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Meet Meteorology

For Teachers 4th
Students explore meteorology, discuss Earth's atmosphere, create drawings of the water cycle, create meteorology journals, and role play forecasters. Nine lessons on one page; includes unit test.
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Sea State

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the process of wave formation and analyze the relationship between the ocean and the atmosphere.  In this oceans lesson students use buoys to cast real time sea state conditions. 
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Air Pressure and Wind

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study air pressure and learn how it can change the weather. In this air pressure lesson, 5th graders study the given diagrams and complete the experiments to learn how air pressure can change the weather. Students read...
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High and Low: Pressures and Fronts

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate basic information about high- and low-pressure fronts and how they affect the weather. They observe weather patterns and cloud formations. Students study the basic pattern of movement of high- and low-pressure...
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The Big Crush

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine weather maps from their state from the past few days. They examine the Highs and Lows on the maps to determine what kind of weather they produce. They use that information to better prepare for their activities and what...
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Perpetual Motion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss movement of air currents and then experiment to create visible models of air currents. Students connect the model to weather patterns.
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Hurricanes Are They Coming to Your Neighborhood?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study weather systems, hurricanes and tropical storms. They predict landfall of hurricanes and tropical storms.

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