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Weather

Weather:

Web Search
Click on the following links to learn about the different aspects of weather forecasting.
Anemometer - http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/projects/anemometer.html
Temperature - http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-temperature.htm
Wind Chill Factor - http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-temperature.htm
Humidex - http://www.peelregion.ca/health/heat/humidex.htm
UV Index - https://www.epa.gov/sunsafety/uv-index-1
Precipitation - http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0114-precipitation-types.php
Relative Humidity - http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0106-humidity.php
Wind Direction -http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/weatherproj2/en/docs/windvane.shtml
Barometric Pressure - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/atmospheric-pressure/?ar_a=1
Cloud Cover - http://dictionary.kids.net.au/word/cloud_cover
Front - http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0126-fronts.php

Weather Unit – videos from class

water cycle - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YswL4dIDQuk

Weather Research Project

Below is a list of websites that will have helpful information about your weather topic. You may have to some more research on your own.
Check these sites FIRST:
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home
http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/home
Derecho
http://www.spc.noaa.gov/misc/AbtDerechos/derechofacts.htm
http://www.aip.org/dbis/stories/2006/15174.html
http://weatherfreaks.net/derecho
http://www.ehow.com/how_4999769_seek-shelter-derecho.html
Hurricane
http://www.ec.gc.ca/ouragans-hurricanes/default.asp?lang=En&n=DA74FE64-1
http://www.comet.ucar.edu/nsflab/web/hurricane/311.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-hurricane.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-hurricane.htm
Tornado
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-tornado.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-tornado.htm
http://www.mb.ec.gc.ca/air/summersevere/ae00s02.en.html
Squall
http://www.mapsofworld.com/referrals/weather/severe-weather-conditions/squall.html
http://weatherfreaks.net/squall
Drought
http://library.thinkquest.org/16132/html/drought.html
http://library.thinkquest.org/C003603/english/droughts/causesofdroughts.shtml
http://www.drought.unl.edu/kids/whatis.htm
Flood
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-rain.htm
http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/floods/database_e.php
http://library.thinkquest.org/C003603/english/flooding/causesoffloods.shtml
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-flood.htm
Tsunami
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-tsunami.htm
http://www.weather.gov/om/brochures/tsunami.htm
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunami-profile/
http://www.wikihow.com/Survive-a-Tsunami-%28for-Kids%29
Lightning
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-lightning.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-lightning.htm
http://weathereye.kgan.com/cadet/lightning/index.html
http://weathereye.kgan.com/cadet/lightning/safety.html
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/lightning-profile.html
Thunder
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-thunderstorms.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-thunderstorm.htm
http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/weather-ed/weather-encyclopedia/severe-thunderstorms/thunder/
WildFire/Forest Fire
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-wildfire.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-wildfire.htm
http://bcwildfire.ca/MediaRoom/
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=a1ARTA0002905
Earthquake
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-earthquake.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-earthquake.htm
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/
http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/SurficialGeologyandHazards/Earthquakes/Pages/Causes.aspx
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/
Winter Storms
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-winter-storms.htm
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-safety-winter-storm.htm
Dust Devil
http://gccweb.gccaz.edu/earthsci/imagearchive/dust_devils.htm=
http://www.crystalinks.com/dustdevils.html
Fog
http://www.rap.ucar.edu/staff/tardif/Documents/CUprojects/ATOC5600/fog_characteristics.htm
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/index.php?product=glossary&pagecontent=glossaryindex&pagecontent=fog
Avalanche
http://www.naturaldisasters.ednet.ns.ca/Projects/Avalanche/bja.htm
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Weather/Avalanches/index.htm
Volcanic Eruptions
http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/volcanoes/erupt_e.php
http://library.thinkquest.org/17457/volcanoes/erupt.php
http://library.thinkquest.org/17457/volcanoes/effects.php
Chinook
http://www.mountainnature.com/climate/Chinook.htm
Dust Storm
http://www.kidzworld.com/article/707-dust-storm-on-the-loose

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