Billy and Maria
A series of coloring books in Adobe Acrobat format for children who want to learn about weather through art. Download and print out.
Dan’s Wild, Wild Weather Page
An interactive weather page for older students.
Great for your unit studies, as there are links not only to the scientific aspects of weather, but also its place in history and inspiring artists.
Weather Wiz Kids
Hi everybody, I’m Meteorologist Crystal Wicker. I designed this website especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. Facts, games, puzzles, experiments and more.
What Causes the Seasons?
Just as Earth’s unique atmosphere and its distance from the Sun work together to make Earth the right temperature to support life, Earth’s orbit and its rotation work together to create the seasons.
Careers in Atmospheric Research and Applied Meteorology
Do you have a deep curiosity about the world around you? As a meteorologist, you can satisfy that curiosity by investigating the natural forces that shape our weather and climate.
Climate & Global Warming
Climate and Global Warming for Kids
Helping kids understand and respond to the growing body of evidence that all of us could contribute less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Lightning in a Pan
Try this easy experiment to make your own miniature version of a lightning bolt.
Cloud Formation Flashcards
Are you trying to memorize cloud names? Test yourself with these flashcards. After a slight hesitation, the names are spelled and pronounced for you.
What a big word for just meaning “finding clouds that look like things.” A lesson plan for studying cloud shapes.
Forecasting: Using pressure and wind
Here are some general statements of wind-barometer indications that are generally applicable to all parts of the United States
Directions for making your own weather station and becoming the weather forecaster for your neighborhood.
Make an Anemometer
Kids may find “anemometer” difficult to say, but they’ll find an anemometer easy to make by following the instructions for this simple Dixie cup model.
Latest Satellite Imagery
Images linked from this page are located on servers at the Satellite Services Division of the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service . Blank maps available so you can use the data and images here to create a storm map.
Plane Snapshots: Weather from 30,000 ft.
Great site for kids who have never flown or never gotten the window seat. Makes me want to sing, “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now!”
Web Weather For Kids
A charming site. Make a thunderstorm, lightning or a tornado. Figure out how far away lightning is.
What does it take to make a blizzard?
Converting between temperature scales
The chart below will help you quickly make rough conversions between the Fahrenheit and Calsius temperature scales.
Daniel Fahrenheit, Anders Celsius Left Their Marks
What’s the deal with this Fahrenheit and Celsius stuff? If they hadn’t died, you could ask Daniel Fahrenheit and Anders Celsius, two 18th-century scientists whose names stuck with temperature scales that stuck on our thermometers.