RFG 2018 Conference

Climate

Climate is the long-term average of the weather. It is observed over periods of many years, decades, and centuries. In many areas of the United States, the daily high temperature or the daily low temperature can vary by as much as 30 degrees F from day to day.

Teaching Resources from the Education Resources Network

Curricula & Instruction Resources

Earth from Space showing Africa and Antarctica
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

The Ozone Hole poster used in this activity brings together colorful images of over 30 years of...

Doppler Radar installation in Oklahoma
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

A barometer measures atmospheric pressure. Learn how to make your own barometer out of a jar,...

Sunflowers
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Climate Generation offers a suite of grades 3-12 curriculum resources in the form of curriculum...

 

Teaching Media Resources

World map with ice caps
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

NASA has used data from a new satellite to track CO2 as it spreads through the atmosphere—with...

Glacial Cravasses
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This DragonflyTV segment follows two girls in Juno, Alaska as they investigate glacier change...

Early stage tornado in Oklahoma
Resource Type: Virtual Field Trips

Stills and text of changing climate and weather.

 

Outreach Programs

Cloud to ground and cloud to cloud lightning
Resource Type: Commemorative Days and Events

The World Meteorological Organization has its fundamental mission to support the countries of...

Snake River and the Grand Tetons, Rocky Mountains
Resource Type: Online Outreach Programs

In this distance learning program from Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park, students in grades 4...

Snake River and the Grand Tetons, Rocky Mountains
Resource Type: Online Outreach Programs

In this program, park rangers from Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park broadcast live to your...