All About Weather with the NOAA

March 2nd, 2021 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

SciJinks

(scijinks.gov/)

Grades 4-12, with parental supervision

This NASA website provides free information about weather, space, atmosphere, and satellites through engaging multi-media animations, images, activities, games, and downloadable teacher resources.

When you get to the site you’ll see a featured presentation in the center of the screen. Open the “Topics” link on the left sidebar and choose from:

  • Weather – Learn from topics such as, Ask a Weatherman, Weather Folklore, Write a Weather Adventure, Bad Weather Joke Machine, and more.
  • Hurricanes and Storms – Find out how a hurricane forms. Watch a “Parade of Floods.”
  • Clouds, Water, and Ice – Check out a “Gallery of Glaciers”. Try some of the “Classroom Activities” that can be tweaked for homeschool use.
  • Tides and Oceans – Discover what causes tides and why they’re weird sometimes. View a “Gallery of Oceans.”
  • Atmosphere – Get the answer to the age-old question, “Why is the sky blue?”
  • Seasons – Learn why the Earth has seasons.
  • Satellites and Technology – Make a weather satellite, learn all about GOES, and be “Spuzzled!” Lots of great satellite info here.
  • Space Weather – Learn how the weather on the sun affects us. Check out the weather on other planets. Enjoy a “Gallery of Space Weather.”

Explore the other menu items for even more valuable learning options that include games, multimedia, classroom activities, and much much more.

Bookmark this one – you’ll want to return many times to enjoy it all.

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