Second Grade Weather

 


  

1. The Weather Dude

This is the weather education site especially for students, parents, and teachers from national TV meteorologist, Nick Walker, seen on The Weather Channel.

 

2. Dan's Wild Weather Page

Meteorologist, Dan Satterfield, has put these pages together for kids between 6 and 16 years old and for their parents and teachers, too! You will find a lot of weather related information here as well at links to other resources and to some weather puzzles and games.

 

3. Weather Wiz Kids®

Created by meteorologist, Crystal Wicker, the Weather Wiz Kids® site is designed especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. It's also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents that gives them the right tools they need to explain the different types of weather to children.

 

4. Scholastic's Weather Watch

Observe (track clouds in the sky), gather data (experiment with weather tools), investigate (explore climate conditions), and analyze (forecast weather) weather. Meet weather experts, explore severe weather conditions, and find links to book lists and other weather related resources.

 

5. Scholastic Research Tools - Weather Article Archives

Here you will find links to Scholastic News articles on a variety of weather related topics.

 

6. Local Weather Sites (click below)

We have wonderful weather resources on our local television web sites. Some of these sites even have video clips of weather broadcasts that you can view. Click on the links below to visit these sites.

WHAM TV 13 Weather Authority
WOKR TV 8 Storm Watch
WHEC TV 10 Weather Center

 

7. USA Today's Weather Page

 

8. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NOAA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - The National Weather Service is the primary source of weather data, forecasts and warnings for the United States. Television weathercasters and private meteorology companies prepare their forecasts using this information. In addtion to weather information, the NOAA National Weather Service Homepage has a wealth of other resources and information. You can also get current radar images . Be patient. The radar images are very slow to load and you may need to refresh your page to connect to them.

 

9. FEMA for Kids - The Disaster Area

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has this site for kids to give them a place to learn about extreme weather and other natural disasters.

 

10. The Hurricane Hunters

We fly airplanes right into the eye of the hurricane, and we invite you along for the ride-in Cyberspace ! This is the place to see unique photos inside the hurricanes. The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, known as the Hurricane Hunters of the Air Force Reserve , is one-of-a-kind: the only Department of Defense organization still flying into tropical storms and hurricanes-- since 1944 . Our ten Lockheed-Martin WC-130 aircraft and crews are part of the 403rd Wing , based at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi.

 

11. Tsunami!

Tsunami! is hosted and maintained at the University of Washington by the Department of Earth and Space Sciences . This website is dedicated to providing general information about tsunamis, their causes and history as well as what to do in case of a tsunami.

 

12. Space Weather

Connected with NASA, this is a web site with loads of information and resources about the sun, the earth, and the solar system including the effects the sun has on the earth's atmosphere. There are many links from this site to other sites including NASA education, NOAA, links to images of space and of weather maps, and many other reputable sites with information about space and/or weather.

 

13. And More - Mrs. Duffy's Weather Site List

Mrs. Duffy has created a web page of links to weather related sites appropriate for elementary students. She reviews and updates these sites on a regular basis. Click on the link above to visit her page of links.