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

Redoubt Volcano
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

These resources help students to analyze the factors that underline Antarctica's extreme cold...

Earth from Space showing Africa and Antarctica
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Investigate what causes Antarctica's six-month summers and winters by studying day and night...

African Desert Sand Dunes
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Climate Quest is a fun-filled journey around the world! It will give the class a chance to visit...

 

Teaching Media Resources

Enterprise ice attached to the Antarctic Peninsula
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Glaciers appear on almost every continent. However, they are rapidly melting due to the warming...

Coal power plant, Kentucky
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the...

Australia's Simpson Desert
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

These data describe land cover type, and are based on 10 years (2001-2010) of Collection 5.1...

 

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...