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WEATHER LINKS FOR MR. MINER'S CLASS:

BLIZZARDS
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/fgz/science/blizzard.php?wfo=fgz
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/winter_storms/
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/blizzard.html

EL NINO
http://www.nc-climate.ncsu.edu/edu/k12/.El_Nino
http://www.ucar.edu/communications/lasers/elnino/ http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/extreme-storms/elnino.php

GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
http://epa.gov/climatechange/kids/index.html

HAIL
http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-does-it-hail/
http://www.weathernotebook.com/transcripts/1999/12/21.html
http://vortex.plymouth.edu/precip/precip3d.html
http://www.chaseday.com/hail.htm
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/hail/
Video - http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/weather/hailstorm.html (site has ads)

HEAT WAVES
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/heat_wave.html

HURRICANES AND CYCLONES
http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/tcfaq/tcfaqHED.html
http://www.fema.gov/hazard/hurricane/hu_about.shtm#0
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/hurricanes/index.htm
http://skydiary.com/kids/hurricanes.html
http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/extreme-storms/hurricanes.php
Video - Cyclone http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/weather/cruiseshipcyclone.html (site has ads)

LIGHTNING
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/lightning/
Video - http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/weather/lightningstrike.html
Video - http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/weather/slowmotionlightning.html
http://skydiary.com/kids/lightning.html
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/96/lightning/

MONSOONS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/monsoon/html/intro.html
video - http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/weather.html

NOR'EASTER
http://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/winter/noreast.html
http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/extreme-storms/northeaster.php


SNOW
http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/snow/index.html

STORM CHASING
http://skydiary.com/kids/hurricanes.html
http://www.stormchaser.com/
http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/storms/storm-chaser.htm/printable
THUNDERSTORMS
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0875669.html
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/thunderstorms/
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/tstorm.html

TORNADOES
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/edu/safety/tornadoguide.html
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/tornadoes/
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tornado-profile/
http://www.ready.gov/tornadoes
http://www.usatoday.com/weather/resources/2006-04-03-tornado-basics_x.htm
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/tornadoes/
http://skydiary.com/kids/tornadoes.html
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/tornado.html
Video - http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/weather/tornadoes.html (site has ads)

WIND
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/wind/

WIND SHEAR
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/langley/news/factsheets/Windshear.html
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Wind-shear
http://www.factmonster.com/encyclopedia/weather/wind-shear.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/escape/timeplane.html (Scroll down for wind shear)
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,913224,00.html (site has ads)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2007/04/17/us-weather-hurricanes-shear-idUSN1741945220070417 (site has ads)
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2011/08/airplane-turbulence-how-dangerous-is-it.html
http://www.weather.com/weather/videos/on-tv-43/weather-wizard-400/wind-shear-wind-rotation-and-tornaodes-21606

SEVERE WEATHER
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/
http://severewx.atmos.uiuc.edu/index.html


OTHER WEBSITES TO CHECK:
Research Starters - Weather Watch - Scholastic

Weather Interactives for Kids - Vermilion Parish Schools; lots of great links on this site - Water Cycle; Stormy Weather Links; Dressing for the Weather; Weather Links and Games; Powerpoints

Weather Resources for Students - from Nick Walker (the Weather Dude); includes musical meteorology; Weather Basics an online book; Don't get Scared, Just Get Prepared; Weather Proverbs; and links to other sites

Weather Wiz Kids - Crystal Wicker, meteorologist, explains different types of weather to kids

Web Weather for Kids - Find out about Clouds, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms/Tornadoes; Blizzards/Winter Weather; try your hand at forecasting and other activities

Wild Weather Adventure - Interactive board game travel around the world by answering Earth or Weather questions; individual or multiple players and easy, medium and hard questions

The Weather Channel Storm Encyclopedia - Winter Storms; Flooding; Hurricanes and Tropical Storms; Tornadoes; Global Warming; Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms; TruPoint Weather Technology [Note: site has ads and pop up windows].


Cloud Game - A. Meyerhorn; "Name the cloud types. Click on each picture to see the answer.

Clouds - Nick Walker (the Weather Dude); explains types of clouds, includes a song

Dan's Wild Weather Page -

Meteorology A - Z - Features a weather alphabet song and links explaining various weather topics such as air pressure, clouds, el nino, global warming, hail, lightning, weather forecasting, weather instruments, windchill factor [Note: site has many dead links]

National Weather Service

Old Farmer's Almanac - Weather Reference Charts and Tables [Note: this site has lots of ads, etc.]