Kids (Grades 1-6) Atmospheric Science Links

Canadian Hurricane Centre - Just for kids.

Climatologist’s Toolbox - See how scientists measure current and past climates to forecast what the climate of our future will look like.

EcoKids, Earth Day Canada - Go on a trip to understand climate change and stop the planet from warming up or build a weather station and be a meteorologist for a week.

Miami Science Museum - Another website where you can find easy instructions on how to make a weather station to measure wind, air pressure, moisture and temperature.

New Brunswick Environment: Hey Kids! Our Water - A journey through the water cycle and beyond.

Nick Walker: Weather Dude - Learn about the weather basics through songs.

Playtime for Kids - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service website for young children about weather, hurricanes, winter storms, tornadoes, thunderstorms/lightning and floods.

SciJinks Weather Laboratory - Explore, play games, and have fun with the wild, whacky world of weather.

The Weather Channel Kids! - Consult the weather encyclopaedia and play funny games to learn about the Earth’s climate. Also discover how to keep your pet safe in any type of weather.

Thirstin’s Water Cycle - An interactive animation to understand the water cycle and its components.

US Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Kids Site - Learn about the difference between weather and climate. Discover why and how the Earth’s climate is changing. Calculate your own impact on climate and see how you can help prevent future climate change.

Web Weather for Kids - Do fun activities, learn what makes weather cool and try your hand at forecasting.

Science Outreach Athabasca - September 26, 2012

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