Check out these websites

  • Dan's Wild Wild Weather Page Learn about "the wonders of the atmosphere" (from Dan Satterfield, a meteorologist in Alabama)
  • FEMA for Kids: The Disaster Area Has information about some weather topics, including hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, thunderstorms, and winter storms (from the Federal Emergency Management Agency)
  • Middle School Science with NOAA Research Environmental science information and activities for middle school students (from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • The Storm Encyclopedia Answers to questions about severe and extreme weather, including winter storms, hurricanes, flooding, and tornadoes (from the Weather Channel)
  • Tropical Twisters Learn about hurricanes, how they work, and what they do (from NASA)
  • The Weather Encyclopedia "Where you'll learn everything you ever wanted to know about weather" (from the Weather Channel Kids)
  • Weather Watch: Severe Weather and Natural Disasters Learn about volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, winter storems, and tornadoes (from Scholastic)
  • Weather Learn about the forces that affect the weather, including information about powerful storms and ice and snow (from the Annenberg Foundation)
  • Weather Wiz Kids "Learn about the fascinating world of weather" (from meteorologist, Crystal Wicker)

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Other resources to try

(Note: The online encyclopedias and databases require a password if you are using them from home. See Mrs. Fay or Ms. Link for access)

Places to find newsworthy events