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Web Sites:

The Weather Channel,
Weather.com

National Weather Service,
NOAA

Unisys Weather,
UNYSYS

National Climatic Data Center,
NOAA

World Climate,
Buttle and Tuttle Ltd.

 

Magazines:

Science News
Excellent source of articles describing the most recent and interesting events in scientific reserach.

Earth,
AGI
Published by the American Geosciences Institute, this magazine reviews current issues in the Earth Sciences and can serve as a valuable supplemental resource for teachers and students alike. Visit the web site for online articles and information about obtaining a one-year subscription (40% discount for AGI Member Society members; 65% discount for students).

National Geographic
Excellent source of articles. Often includes helpful maps.

BAMS,
Bulletin of the American Meterological Society
Browse the current issue of BAMS. Allows you to do an online search of the articles in the journals.

Books:

Tom Murphree and Mary K. Miller with the Exploratorium. Watching Weather: A Low Pressure Book About High Pressure Systems and Other Weather Phenomena, Owl Books, 1998, 154 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4, paperback

J. Burton and K. Taylor, The Nature and Science of Rain (1997); J.Williams, The Weather Book (2d ed. 1997).

Great Books about Weather and Meteorology,
WeatherImages.org

Videos

Weather,
PBS Teacher Source, Science and Technology
A list of weather related videos and their companion websites. Suitable for middle school students.

What's up with the Weather?,
NOVA
Informative site about global warming. to order the video, click on tapes and transcripts.

Cyclone! Video,
National Geographic
Witness some of the world's most shocking storms.
$19.95

Storm of the Century Video,
National Geographic
The biggest storm of the 20th century and its deadly impact.
$19.95

Posters

S'COOL One-Page Cloud ID Chart,
NASA
This link provides a free copy of a cloud Identification chart. You can find charts in numerous languages.

 

 

 

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