Thematic Units - Weather


You will find various Lesson Plans on the top portion of this page.
Further down, you will find Web Sites.
At the bottom of the page, you will find Books that you can order directly from!

Lesson Plans

Printable Worksheets Printable Worksheets
Make your own Weather word searches, word scrambles and crossword puzzles!

Web Earth Science for Teachers Grades Various
For ideas on weather-related projects, check out USA Today's "Web Earth Science for Teachers".

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Web Sites

How to Read a Weather Map;
How to Read a Weather Map
Courtesy of: FBD Insurance

Basics of Flooding

"This page provides a few basic facts and suggestions concerning flooding and an opportunity to pose questions to flood experts."

Dan's Wild Weather Page
An interactive weather page for kids.

Fargo Flood Home Page
Learn more about this destructive force of nature.

How Do Snowflakes Form?
Get all of the facts.

How Weather Works
"Here are graphics and text that examine various weather phenomena, including the basics of things such as winds, what goes on in thunderstorms, tornadoes or hurricanes, or how dust from the Sahara Desert sometimes crosses the Atlantic Ocean."

NOVA Online
Learn more about floods.

Snowtastic Snow
Find information about snow and ice.

The Tornado Project Online!
This is a small company that gathers tornado information.

Twisters: Destruction From the Sky
Get all of the facts.

Weather Room
Children can download coloring books about tornado safety, winter weather, thunderstorms, or the National Weather Service. They can also analyze a weather map and learn more about careers in meteorology.

Weather Wiz Kids
Meteorologist Crystal Wicker created this website especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. It’s also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents that gives them the right tools they need to explain the different types of weather to children.

What Creates a Tornado?
Learn how tornadoes form.

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All Weather Friends
by Udo Weifelt

Before the Storm
Jane Yolen

Blizzards (Facts on File Dangerous Weather Series)
by Michael Allaby

All the Colors of the Rainbow
by Allan Fowler

Can You See the Wind?
by Allan Fowler

The Cloud Book
by Tomie De Paola

Cloud With a Chance of Meatballs
by Judith Barrett, Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett (Illustrator)

Corey's Kite (My First Weather Book)
by Hannah Roche, Pierre Pratt (Illustrator)

Experiment With Weather
by Miranda Bower

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