Weather Prediction Technology: Links for Students
NOAAWatch, NOAA's All Hazard Monitor
NOAAWatch provides current data and information on environmental threats including oil spills, hurricanes, tsunamis, space weather, and explains the role of NOAA in prediction, monitoring, and recovery from environmental hazards.
Features: Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources, Ask an Expert, Career Info
This course was developed for middle and high school students to help them develop an understanding of satellite meteorology. The course modules offer hands-on exercises, problems with solutions, and assessments.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, Data Sources, A Bit of History
Predicting the Weather: Forecasting
Weather is unpredictable and scientists use new technologies combined with traditional methods to develop forecasts that benefit and protect people.
Features: Lesson Ideas
Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperature Scales
Learn the relationship between the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales. Convert temperatures between the two temperature scales with a conversion calculator and learn the math behind the conversion calculator.
Features: Online Interactivity, A Bit of History
NASA Earth Observatory Data and Images
Global views of what's happening on our planet. See the amount of rainfall on Earth between certain dates.
Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources
Conversion and Decoder Charts
Need to interpret some weather data? Access this page to get conversion charts for temperature, wind chill, the Beaufort Scale, heat index, and knots to miles per hour.
Features: Data Sources
Radar has become an essential tool for analyzing and predicting the weather. Learn more about the science behind radar with graphics and video clips.
Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, A Bit of History
The experiments on this page give you a firsthand look at weather conditions and the tools scientists use for prediction.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Career Info
Listening to Raindrops Underwater
This site is a little different when talking about precipitation because you can listen to what rain sounds like if you were underwater.
Features: Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources, A Bit of History