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Weather education resources for teachers

Since many people are working from home now, including most students, I thought it might be helpful to provide some links to educational material about weather and climate.

Today I watched a fantastic live stream on Facebook from the Capital Weather Gang about atmospheric optics like rainbows and mirages, and that is archived along with their other lectures at .

The National Weather Service has a long list of links to resources which you can find here.

WeatherSTEM has a series of K12 modules which you can find at .

The National Drought Mitigation Center has a role-playing game based on making decisions due to drought. You can find it at or read more at .

The Southwest Climate Hub has a 5-hour curriculum on agriculture and climate change for grades 6-12 at

“RainSphere” is a new educational portal which allows students to explore climate information at different time and space scales. You can read more about it and find links to a tutorial and the portal at .

The USDA Forest Service has a resource center which provides educational modules on climate change and how it is likely to affect land use and forests at .

CoCoRaHS has some good resources about using simple weather instruments to study the weather at .

The National Severe Storms Lab has a good web site with information for students and educators at .

The Kellogg Biological Station has a number of resources on sustainable agriculture and climate change. You can read more about it at .

If you have other resources you like, please email me at and I will add them to the list.

Source: National Severe Storms Lab, NOAA