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

Satellite imagery of sea-surface temperatures
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

"Just Science" highlights the easy-to-understand video map of climate change recently released...

African Desert Sand Dunes
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

In this activity, students will use global temperature data to create models and compare short-...

Stratocumulus clouds over Monument Valley, Arizona
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science presents information that is...

 

Teaching Media Resources

Early stage tornado in Oklahoma
Resource Type: Virtual Field Trips

Stills and text of changing climate and weather.

Redoubt Volcano
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

A short 3-minute video highlightinh the impact of climate change around the world.

Earth from Space showing Africa and Antarctica
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Has Earth changed over deep time? How did Earth shape life and life shape Earth? What does Earth...

 

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...