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Title: Activities in Meteorology
Url: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/educ/activit/activ.htm
Creator: Robinson, Henry W.
Publisher: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: The book, Sorbjan, Z (1996):Hands-on Meteorology, published by the American Meteorological Society, is an excellent source of ideas for teachers to use in the classroom. However, no book can be complete, so this web site is an extension of the ideas in Sorbjan's very readable book. The project grew out of a number activities which were originally documented in Neuberger, Hans and George Nicholas (1962):Manual of Lecture Demonstrations, Laboratory Experiments, and Observational Equipment for Teaching Elementary Meteorology in Schools and Colleges, College of Mineral Industries, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 183 pgs. The original activities were constructed, documented and tested in three summer workshops; however, there were some errors and misleading concepts presented. These have been corrected.
Since the time the Manual was written, there have been some major changes in education as well as the technology available in the classroom. The author has added a significant number of activities to the original manual, including two laboratory exercises used in Meteorology 101 at Montgomery College, Germantown. My thanks to a summer Intern, Joshua Larson, who did much of the scanning and initial drafting of the work.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Aeronomy. Upper atmosphere
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Temperature and radiation
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Air pressure
Meteorology -- Atmosphere
Meteorology -- Condensation
Meteorology -- Dew point
Meteorology -- Fog
Meteorology -- Rainbows
Meteorology -- Temperature
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-10-07 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-07-29 19:52:15 (W3C-DTF)
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