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Web Weather for Kids
Entry ID: WebWeather

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Summary
Abstract: Web Weather for Kids is an Internet site for kids in grades 5-8. It presents hands-on activities and information about dramatic weather events - thunderstorms, lightning, blizzards, hurricanes and tornadoes. Activities have been classroom-tested by Project LEARN (http://www.ucar.edu/learn/) and are aligned with the National Science Education Standards.

Web Weather for Kids offers:

- An online international weather forecasting contest
- Interesting, inquiry-based experiments about weather for classroom and home.
- Kid-friendly and well illustrated Web pages.
- Great tips for teachers, parents, and youth group leaders.
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Description: K-12 Education:

Because climate, pollution, and the environment are part of the everyday
awareness of young people, the atmospheric sciences offer an unusual
opportunity to teach science in engaging, relevant ways. UCAR's K-12 education
programs target both students and educators.

Other educational resources are available here.
Service Citation
Title: Web Weather for Kids
Provider: UCAR
URL: http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >LESSON PLANS Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS >STAND ALONE Parameter Definition

Ancillary Keywords
NSF
online
NCAR

Service Provider
UCAR/NCAR/EDOUT > Education and Outreach, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.ucar.edu/ucar/edout.html

Service Provider Personnel
Name: SUSAN Q. FOSTER
Phone: (303) 497-2595
Fax: (303) 497-2598
Email: susanf at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
Associate Director
UCAR Office of Education and Outreach
PO Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Fees: None
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-08-11
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-02-15
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