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Because weather is a relatively “new” subject not only to students but to many teachers as well, we suggest you follow the “roadmap” below for best results. Our goal is to excite, not to frighten a student or a teacher. Go to the Table of Contents & select the appropriate sections for your grade level.

 

LEVEL                                                SUGGESTED TOPICS TO COVER

 

K-2                                                      2A- Severe storms slide show

                                                            1A- Introduction

                                                            1B- Hands on approach

                                                            4A- Print out

                                                            5K- Look at Radar

                                                            5C- Forecasting precipitation amounts

 

 If you feel you & your students are capable of moving ahead, select sections from the next level.

 

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                                                            SUGGESTED TOPICS TO COVER

 

3rd – 4th Grades                       

                                                            2A- Severe storms slide show

                                                            1D- How it all started

                                                            1A- Introduction

                                                            1B- Hands on approach

                                                            4A- Print out

                                                            5K- Look at Radar

                                                            5C- Forecasting precipitation amounts

                                                            5Q- Surface GFS computer model

 

If you feel you & your students are capable of moving ahead, select sections from the next level.

 

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                                                            SUGGESTED TOPICS TO COVER

 

5th – 6th Grades                                    2A-Severe storms slide show

                                                            1D- How it all started

                                                            1A- Introduction

                                                            1B- Hands on approach

                                                            4A- Print out

                                                            5K- Look at Radar

                                                            5C- Forecasting precipitation amounts

                                                            5Q- Surface GFS computer model

                                                            5A- Forecasting Max & Min Temps

                                                            5B- Forecasting temps every hour of day

                                                            5F- Forecasting wind dir. & speed

                                                            5G- Forecasting sky cover

                                                            2B- Cloud pictures slide show

                                                            5H- Forecasting chances of precipitation

                                                            5 I- Forecasting type of precipitation

                                                            5 J- Forecasting chances of thunderstorms

                                                            5M- Look at today’s surface map

                                                            5L – Look at satellite pictures

                                                            4B- Draw isobars on weather maps

                                                            4C- Draw winds on pressure systems

 

If you feel you & your students are capable of moving ahead, select sections from the next level.

 

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                                                            SUGGESTED TOPICS TO COVER

 

7th, 8th, 9th Grades                         2A-Severe storms slide show

                                                            1A- Introduction

                                                            1B- Hands on approach

                                                            4A- Print out

                                                            5K- Look at Radar

                                                            5C- Forecasting precipitation amounts

                                                            5Q- Surface GFS computer model

                                                            5A- Forecasting Max & Min Temps

                                                            5B- Forecasting temps every hour of day

                                                            5F- Forecasting wind dir. & speed

                                                            5G- Forecasting sky cover

                                                            2B- Cloud pictures slide show

                                                            5H- Forecasting chances of precipitation

                                                            5 I- Forecasting type of precipitation

                                                            5 J- Forecasting chances of thunderstorms

                                                            5M- Look at today’s surface map

                                                            5L – Look at satellite pictures

                                                            4B- Draw isobars on weather maps

                                                            4C- Draw winds on pressure systems

                                                            5U- Using the 500 MB. GFS model

                                                            5R- Using the 700 MB. GFS model

                                                            5N- Using the NAM Surface model

                                                            5P- Using the 700 MB. NAM model

                                                            4D-Analyzing weather maps

 

 

 

If you feel you & your students are capable of moving ahead, select sections from the next level.

 

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                                                            SUGGESTED TOPICS TO COVER

 

10th-12th Grades                         2A-Severe storms slide show

                                                            1A- Introduction

                                                            1B- Hands on approach

                                                            4A- Print out

                                                            5K- Look at Radar

                                                            5C- Forecasting precipitation amounts

                                                            5Q- Surface GFS computer model

                                                            5A- Forecasting Max & Min Temps

                                                            5B- Forecasting temps every hour of day

                                                            5F- Forecasting wind dir. & speed

                                                            5G- Forecasting sky cover

                                                            2B- Cloud pictures slide show

                                                            5H- Forecasting chances of precipitation

                                                            5 I- Forecasting type of precipitation

                                                            5 J- Forecasting chances of thunderstorms

                                                            5M- Look at today’s surface map

                                                            5L – Look at satellite pictures

                                                            2B- Cloud pictures slide show

                                                            4B- Draw isobars on weather maps

                                                            4C- Draw winds on pressure systems

                                                            5U- Using the 500 MB. GFS model

                                                            5R- Using the 700 MB. GFS model

                                                            5N- Using the NAM Surface model

                                                            5P- Using the 700 MB. NAM model

                                                            4D-Analyzing weather maps

                                                            4E- Working with a snowstorm

                                                            4F- Working with a hurricane

                                                            5D- Forecasting amounts of precip. (2nd method)

 

If you feel you & your students are capable of moving ahead, select the advanced section below.

 

Advanced Meteorology:

 

                         Advance topics