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

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

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2 by on September 23, 2020 • views: 22

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

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James Spann’s Weather School: Tornadoes

James Spann’s Weather School: Tornadoes

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on September 22, 2020 • views: 44

Catch ABC 33/40’s Chief Meteorologist James Spann right here with a live Weather Classroom for children in grades K-5 (and older if you love weather).

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Dr. Ted Fujita: Two Twists of Fate
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Dr. Ted Fujita: Two Twists of Fate

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on September 19, 2020 • views: 32

James Aydelott brings us a video on early tornado forecasting focusing on Dr. Ted Fujita.

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Lisa Spencer Brings You Weather School for Kids: Wind
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Lisa Spencer Brings You Weather School for Kids: Wind

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on September 19, 2020 • views: 21

In this edition of Weather School for kids, 4WARN Meteorologist Lisa Spencer shows you what creates the wind, why it affects the way you feel, and how to measure it.

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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: The Clouds of Springtime
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Capital Weather Gang – Weather Gang: The Clouds of Springtime

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

Springtime marks the clash of seasons as summer quickly approaches. That can make it the most exciting time to watch the skies.

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Weather Models presented by WCNC Weather School
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Weather Models presented by WCNC Weather School

Filed in Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on September 8, 2020 • views: 55

Join WCNC’s team of meteorologists for free, easy to learn, fun to watch lessons about atmospheric science, and STEM topics.

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Weather Experiments: How to Make a Rain Gauge by Hannah Strong
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Weather Experiments: How to Make a Rain Gauge by Hannah Strong

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on September 2, 2020 • views: 32

This weather experiment activity shows you how to make your own rain gauge at home by using some simple household supplies!

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Weather Experiments: How to Make a Thermometer by Hannah Strong
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Weather Experiments: How to Make a Thermometer by Hannah Strong

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on September 2, 2020 • views: 56

This weather experiment activity shows you how to make your own thermometer at home by using some simple household supplies!

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Weather Experiments: How to Make a Barometer by Hannah Strong
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Weather Experiments: How to Make a Barometer by Hannah Strong

Filed in Featured, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades K-2 by on September 2, 2020 • views: 29

This will be a crafty weather experiment, but it’s one that you will be able to use again and again. A barometer is an instrument we use to measure air pressure.

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What Is Meteorology, The Types of Precipitation, & Why Are Thunderstorms So Dangerous?
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What Is Meteorology, The Types of Precipitation, & Why Are Thunderstorms So Dangerous?

Filed in Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 by on September 2, 2020 • views: 20

In this video, we discuss what Meteorology is, what are the different precipitation types, and why Thunderstorms are so dangerous. Thanks to WKYC-TV’s meteorologist Jason Frazer.

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The 1888 Miami Beach Hurricane Mystery by Bryan Norcross
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The 1888 Miami Beach Hurricane Mystery by Bryan Norcross

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on September 1, 2020 • views: 34

Bryan Norcross presents a video about a strong hurricane that may or may have not made landfall at Miami, Florida in 1888.

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Hurricane Science with NBC 15’s Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls
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Hurricane Science with NBC 15’s Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on September 1, 2020 • views: 26

NBC 15’s Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls explains what value hurricane season forecasts have and much more.

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Tour of NBC 15’s Weather Office by Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls
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Tour of NBC 15’s Weather Office by Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on September 1, 2020 • views: 28

NBC 15’s Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls shares information on his career as a broadcast meteorologist and how that relates to STEM.

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Behind the Scenes Tour with NBC 15’s Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls
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Behind the Scenes Tour with NBC 15’s Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls

Filed in College/Adult, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-2 by on September 1, 2020 • views: 27

Take a behind the scenes weather tour of the NBC 15 studio with Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls.

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Fog presented by WCNC Weather School
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Fog presented by WCNC Weather School

Filed in Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 by on August 30, 2020 • views: 15

Join WCNC’s team of meteorologists for free, easy to learn, fun to watch lessons about atmospheric science, and STEM topics.

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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: 184

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.

Meteorologist Cyrena Arnold Reads from Her Book “The Weather Story” views: 25

Cyrena Arnold reads from her book “The Weather Story” to help teach young children the basics of the weather and not to be scared of bad weather.