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Weather School for Kids – Hurricanes by James Spann

Weather School for Kids – Hurricanes by James Spann

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades K-2 by on August 25, 2020 • views: 34

This is an online lesson on meteorology, geared primarily for those in grades 1-5, but older kids and adults will learn as well!

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Weather School for Kids by James Spann

Weather School for Kids by James Spann

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades K-2 by on August 25, 2020 • views: 44

This is an online lesson on meteorology, geared primarily for those in grades 1-5, but older kids and adults will learn as well!

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AccuWeather:  Why Do Meteorologists Never Wear Green While On-Screen?

AccuWeather: Why Do Meteorologists Never Wear Green While On-Screen?

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2 by on August 23, 2020 • views: 7

AccuWeather meteorologist Geoff Cornish dives deep into the mystery behind wearing green clothing on-camera and why you’ll never see it! Literally!

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AccuWeather:  The Sun Doesn’t Always Rise in the East

AccuWeather: The Sun Doesn’t Always Rise in the East

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 23, 2020 • views: 6

If you pay close attention, you will notice that the sun only rises directly in the east and sets directly in the west two days out of the year. Find out why with AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski.

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AccuWeather:  How Lightning Can Strike the Same Place Twice

AccuWeather: How Lightning Can Strike the Same Place Twice

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2 by on August 23, 2020 • views: 6

Lightning actually can strike the same place twice. It can do that by the use of “needles.” Let’s find out how it works.

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Lisa Spencer Brings You Weather School for Kids: Water Cycle
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Lisa Spencer Brings You Weather School for Kids: Water Cycle

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 8

Learning about the water cycle can help you understand the changes in the weather. Lisa Spencer shows you the water cycle basics.

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Lisa Spencer Brings You Weather School for Kids: How to Read a Weather Map
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Lisa Spencer Brings You Weather School for Kids: How to Read a Weather Map

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 5

Have you ever wondered what those blue and red lines mean on a weather map? How about the H’s and L’s?

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Making Water Defy Gravity
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Making Water Defy Gravity

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 5

A trick with atmospheric pressure can cause water to rise against gravity. Here’s how.

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Build Your Own Barometer
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Build Your Own Barometer

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 7

How can you measure air pressure with ingredients in your house? It’s actually quite simple.

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: More With Air Pressure
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: More With Air Pressure

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 5

More experiments dealing with air pressure by the Captial Weather Gang.

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Air Pressure Experiment
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Air Pressure Experiment

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 7

How can you get an egg inside a bottle? Turns out that air pressure can help!

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Tornadoes & Severe Thunderstorms
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Tornadoes & Severe Thunderstorms

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 11

What makes a tornado? How big can hail get? And what’s a “supercell?” This adventure into the heart of the storm gives you a front-row seat into the science of the storms out in Tornado Alley.

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: The Power of Hurricanes
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: The Power of Hurricanes

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 6

They’re some of the most beastly storms on the planet. Learn the secret to these behemoth storms and what lurks inside their eye.

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Wildest Weather of the Solar System
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Wildest Weather of the Solar System

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 5

Did you know there can be thunderstorms on Jupiter? How about a hexagon-shaped vortex on Saturn? And what makes the northern lights?

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Rainbows, Fogbows, Moonbows, & Everything in Between
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: Rainbows, Fogbows, Moonbows, & Everything in Between

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on August 19, 2020 • views: 5

Rainbows are cool, but did you know you have a quintuple rainbow? Or a ghostly-white “fogbow?” How about a “moonbow?” We explore how wacky the sky can get when conditions line up just right.

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Climate Central Presents “Climate Change: The Basics” views: 14

This outstanding video is produced by Climate Central’s meteorologist Sean Sublette.

The Final #Datapalooza Twitter Chat Will Be Held on Thursday, Oct. 1st at 12 pm views: 10

This year, @NOAASatellites will be holding its third annual #Datapalooza — a series of Twitter chats that aim to celebrate NOAA data while also making it more accessible.

What is WeatherReady Fest? views: 185

Learn how to be better prepared for a disaster with the Virtual WeatherReady Fest! Billion-dollar weather disasters are a regular occurrence today. The devastating impacts of extreme events like tornado outbreaks, widespread floods, destructive hurricanes, crippling droughts, deadly wildfires, and earthquakes can be reduced by teaching people useful preparedness and resilience techniques.

AccuWeather Ready: 3 Tips to Keep Your Pet Calm During a Thunderstorm views: 22

Even though thunderstorms are a regular weather occurrence, some pets just can’t handle them.