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Showing Grade 9, Unit 3, Physical Geography: Weather and Climate
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Natural Disasters

http://library.thinkquest.org/10136/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Nine different natural disasters are examined here: bush fires, cyclones, drought, earthquakes, famine, floods, tornadoes, tsunami, and volcanoes.

Comments: Information Literate

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2283

Online Meteorology Guides

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/home.rxml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a collection of web-based instructional modules that use multimedia technology and the dynamic capabilities of the web.

Comments: Good explanation of basic weather phenomena with backup graphics. This database is growing with more relevant information on Meteorology and 9-12 curriculum.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2364

PSC Meteorology Program Cloud Boutique

http://vortex.plymouth.edu/clouds.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site provides explanations of and access to detailed pictures of some basic cloud forms.

Comments: Teaher could present cloud forms from this site as well as students to gather pictures of clouds.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2547

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission

http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/trmm/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Rainfall in tropical zones is responsible for much of the weather in the rest of the world. The TRMM satellite measures how much rain is falling at any given time around the tropics so that scientists can better predict weather patterns.

Comments: National Geography Standard 8: Understands the characteristics of ecosystems on Eareth's surface.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3222

Tropical Twisters

http://kids.mtpe.hq.nasa.gov/archive/hurricane/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Find out about how hurricanes work and what they do. There is even a Virtual Tour of a hurricane.

Comments: National Geography Standard 7: Knows the physsical processes that shape patterns on Earth's surface.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3223

USA Today: How the Weather Works

http://www.usatoday.com/weather/resources/basics/wworks0.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: At this web site you will find graphics and text that examine various weather phenomena.

Comments: Good explanation of basic weather phenomena with backup graphics.Reading Level: Grade 4-12

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3322

Weather and Climate

http://members.aol.com/bowermanb/weather.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site, created by a Lakeland High School geography teacher, links to climate and weather resources of all kinds.

Comments: This is a very useful resource for teaching geography.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3429

Weather Wizardry

http://library.thinkquest.org/15325/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn fascinating facts about intense storms such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards, and prepare yourself for emergencies by studying safety tips for surviving these sometimes disastrous forces of nature.

Comments: This is student research, so it may not be authoritative. This site has vocabulary in Spanish and French as well as English.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3431

WeatherNet

http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site provides access to thousands of forecasts, images, and Internet's largest collection of weather links.

Comments: Good resource for current weather information.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3432

Wicked World of Weather (WWW)

http://library.thinkquest.org/3705/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms and snow are all potentially dangerous weather conditions. Simple explanations of these weather occurrences include action graphics of each.

Comments: Some browsers may not support the multimedia features of this web site. This is student research, so it may not be authoritative.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3463

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