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View Resource Windchill: Frequently Asked Questions, Terms and Definitions

This resource introduces students to the concept of windchill, the temperature of windless air that would have the same effect on exposed human skin as a given combination of wind speed and air temperature. Materials include a discussion of the new, more accurate formula, a downloadable brochure that answers basic questions about windchill, frostbite, and hypothermia, and the newly revised chart...

View Resource National Weather Service Glossary

This glossary contains information on more than 2000 terms, phrases and abbreviations used by the National Weather Service (NWS). Many of these terms and abbreviations are used by NWS forecasters to communicate between each other and have been in use for many years; the glossary will aid users in better understanding NWS products. The glossary is searchable by keyword or browsable by letter of...

View Resource Jetstream: Online School for Weather

Produced by the National Weather Service, this site offers a comprehensive introduction to weather and weather safety and includes numerous lesson plans suitable for high school use. Topics include the atmosphere, ocean, synoptic meteorology, thunderstorms, lightning, and remote sensing.

View Resource National Weather Service: National Mosaic

The National Weather Service provides maps to track the latest U.S. weather. See local radar and animate the map to forecast where the storms are headed next.

View Resource Space Weather Prediction Center Education and Outreach

NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center offers helpful space weather information and papers as well as classroom materials. Students can find answers to numerous general questions about space weather and its effects on animals, Earth, and satellites. The website offers a glossary of solar-terrestrial terms, a gallery of solar activity, and articles about various space science topics including...

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