Weather Prediction Technology: Links for Teachers

NOAA's National Weather Service JetStream Web site - An Introduction to Doppler Radar

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the type of radar images available, how radar works, and the timeliness of image reporting.
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/doppler/doppler_intro.htm
Features: Graphics/Multimedia


GLOBE: Educator's Corner

This site gives teachers the ability to plan useful learning activites for their students. You will find information on teacher workshops, teacher resources, learning activities, standards, and assessment.
http://www.globe.gov/fsl/html/templ.cgi?educorn
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Assessment, Data Sources, Inquiry Materials


Franklin's Forecast

Be your own neighborhood weather forecaster with Franklin's Forecast, an online exhibit about weather forecasting. Build your own weather station, learn about today's sophisticated weather technologies, and check the weather right now.
http://sln.fi.edu/weather/index.html
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources, Ask an Expert, Inquiry Materials


Weather Wizards - Building a Weather Station

This site provides step-by-step instructions for creating components of a weather station as well as the reasons for such activiites. The site links users to other useful application sites.
http://familyfun.go.com/parenting/learn/activities/feature/famf199606
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Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Data Sources, Inquiry Materials


Using Visualization Tools to Study the Atmosphere

Gain a better understanding of the forces that influence our weather and climate using visualization tools developed for use by the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program. These tools include weather balloons, mounted weather stations, radiometers, and vertical cloud radar.
http://www.ux1.eiu.edu/~cxtdm/met/cms_arm.html
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Data Sources, Inquiry Materials


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