Meteorology

Below is a collection of links to support your learning in and out of class.

  1. Study Jams:  Earth’s Atmosphere
  2. Earth’s atmosphere layers explained with cartoon video.
  3. Earth’s atmosphere layers research site from National Center for Science Education
  4. Watch a weather balloon launch here
  5. Study Jams: Water Cycle
  6. Window to the Universe home page for all things atmosphere and weather
  7. How is energy transferred within to Earth and within the atmosphere?  This diagram answers this question.
  8. How are clouds formed?  Amazing video with CGI enhancements.
  9. Study Jams: Clouds and Precipitation
  10. What are the different types of clouds?  Question answered in a video.
  11. Cloud Notes Resource
  12. Clouds memory game
  13. Study Jams: Air Pressure and Wind
  14. Study Jams: Air Masses and Fronts
  15. Study Jams: Weather Instruments
  16. Study Jams: Climate and Weather
  17. Weather symbols for maps here
  18. Study Jams: Severe Storms
  19. Make your own tornado tube here
  20. Think forecasting hurricanes is easy?  Check out this interactive site to determine the factors that affect the track of a hurricane.
  21. Hurricane Irma making landfall in British Virgin Islands as reported by CNN.  Not responsible for advertisements CNN places on its website.
  22. Why does air pressure change with altitude?  This website gives some very detailed explanations for this question.
  23. How does temperature work?
  24. How does pressure create wind?
  25. Thunderstorm basics.  Includes links for all major storms.
  26. Want to dig deeper into global winds?  This youtube video does just that. (Not responsible for youtube commercials.)
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