RFG 2018 Conference

Climate

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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

Waterspouts in the Bahamas
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

New Englanders have a saying: "If you don't like the weather, just wait a minute." Weather...

Sunset and Cumulus Clouds
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Is today sunny or overcast? Is there wind, rain, or snow? No matter where you live, weather...

African Desert Sand Dunes
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

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

 

Teaching Media Resources

Galapagos Islands
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. Global warming could do more...

Cacti in the Sonoran Desert
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Climate Change is a real and serious issue. In this video Bill Nye, the Science Guy, explains...

Earth from Space showing Africa and Antarctica
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

This stunning tablet and iPad enabled resource gives you an interactive globe og the Earth with...

 

Outreach Programs

Weather Stations at the Quelccaya Ice Cap
Resource Type: Online Outreach Programs

Interactive exhibit that allows visitors to learn more about the changing climate and ways we...

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...