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Weather & Climate | Precipitation Education

Description: This website is the home page for the Weather and Climate topic for NASA. This site allows the student to learn about Earth’s water cycle, weather and climate, and the technology and societal applications of studying them.

Rationale: I chose this website because it provided a lot of valuable information regarding weather along with several vivid images that students could grasp regarding weather.

Learn the Weather for Kids | Weather Types | Weather English | Weather | Weather Children

Description: This video describes various types of weather for younger students to understand.

Rationale: I chose this video because it uses smaller, more common vocabulary that younger elementary-aged students would understand.

The Young Meteorologist Program

Description: This is a weather game for students to play. Students play through different scenarios to learn what it takes to be weather prepared.

Rationale: I chose this game because it is important for students to know how to be safe in any weather event.

Severe Weather: Crash Course Kids #28.2

Description: This video describes the difference between weather and severe weather.

Rationale: I chose this video because it goes more in-depth on the various types of weather from thunderstorms to tornadoes and more.

Tornado Simulator | NOAA SciJinks – All About Weather

Description: This game will allow the user to adjust the width and pressure difference of a tornado to watch what happens.

Rationale: I chose this game because it will give a visual aid as to what the different strengths of tornadoes will do.

West Plains, MO Weather Forecast and Conditions - The Weather Channel |

Description: This website provides statistics on the current day's weather forecast, weather conditions and Doppler radar.

Rationale: I chose this website because students can access it to see what the current weather is like in their area. They could also look up other cities and see what type of weather they are experiencing on that day.

Weather Flashcards | Quizlet

Description: This link provides several flashcards with weather-related terms that the students will need to know during a unit.

Rationale: I chose this website because it will help students study the material better by having the flashcards already made and easy accessible.

Free Online Poster Maker: Design Custom Posters With Canva

Description: Canva is designed to help students make their own custom posters with many different templates to choose from.

Rationale: I chose this tool because it will allow students to be creative when creating their own weather posters.


Winter Precipitation Infographic

Winter Precipitation Infographic

Description: This infographic discusses the differences between snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain.

Rationale: I chose this infographic because the visual students will understand the difference better than reading about the differences.


Weather Forecast Predictability Infographic

Weather Forecast Predictability Infographic

Description: This weather infographic describes how accurate weather prediction is depending on how far into the future it is.

Rationale: I chose this infographic because it is a good visual aid with a lot of information students can use in learning about weather forecasting.