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What is Weather

What is weather?

It describes the condition of the air at a particular time and place. Weather also tells how the air moves (wind) and describes anything it might be carrying such as rain, snow or clouds. Thunder, lightning, rainbows, haze and other special events are all part of weather.


Extreme Weather Articles

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Extreme weather articles


Wonderopolis: Tsunamis

What is a Tsunami? Includes article, video, and pictures.



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Center for Science Education-Weather

Weather Wiz Kids

Click on the link below and scroll down to the bottom of the page to find specific types of weather.

Stop Disasters

Click on the icon above to play a disaster simulation game from UN/ISDR


Be a Hero Games

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Follow these missions: Build a Kit  / Disaster Master 

The Severe Weather Storms Labratory


Kid's Ahead

Kids Ahead - Extreme Weather

Information about earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, tsunamis, and floods.


Wacky Weather Videos (National Geographic Kids)

Weather 101, Tornadoes 101, Hurricanes 101, Lightning 101

Scholastic Study Jams - Severe Weather

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Slideshow about severe storms.


Science Netlinks: Tsunamis

Animated video of what to do in the event of a tsunami.

Includes a link for games and activities about tsunamis.


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