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

Rainbow over the Zambezi River gorge in Africa
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

This leveled Science reader explores basic concepts of weather and seasons and explores how...

Doppler Radar installation in Oklahoma
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

AMS offers a wide variety of resources, materials, and programs for K-12 educators as well as...

Cloud to ground lightning in a storm chase, 1980
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

In the Delta Science Reader Weather Forecasting, students are introduced to the world of weather...

 

Teaching Media Resources

World map with ice caps
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri are pleased to announce the publication of the most...

Mercator relief world map
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Presents visualization of remote sensing data with conceptual scientific animations.

Early stage tornado in Oklahoma
Resource Type: Virtual Field Trips

Stills and text of changing climate and weather.

 

Outreach Programs

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...

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...