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Web Resources For The Classroom – Web Link 2: Weather & Climate

Back in April of this year I wrote the first in a series of blogs drawing together useful web sites for the geography classroom. The first topic area was ‘Population’, and the link is below: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/web-resources-for-the-classroom-weblinks-1-population-2/ A couple of extra … Continue reading

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Weather Posters for the Classroom

  I spotted a post on Twitter this week from Tony Cassidy drawing attention to a series of weather posters available on the ‘Weather Underground’ web site. https://www.wunderground.com/weather-posters   The posters cover a range of spectacular weather phenomena such as … Continue reading

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New Storm Names For 2018

After last weekend’s experience of the wind and rain of the first major storms of this autumn, I thought it would be a good time to check out the new list of storm names issued by the Met Office and … Continue reading

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Come On Aileen – First UK Storm Of The Season

The recent hurricane activity in the USA and the Caribbean has provided geography teachers with some really interesting materials to work with in their classrooms, but perhaps now it time to look at weather conditions a bit nearer to home. … Continue reading

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Where Has The Summer Gone? Blame It On The Jet Stream!

Another wet summer – blame it on the jet stream! After a great spell of sunny weather in late May and June, the summer holidays have been a real disappointment so far. As a geographer, you may be asked to … Continue reading

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Weather Resources For the Classroom

http://www.metlink.org/ There are some great resources on this site for teaching weather and climate at both primary and secondary level – worth exploring. I particularly like this ‘cloud wheel’ to assist identification of cloud formations: Download a copy for yourself … Continue reading

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Otto Is Here – Who Will Be Next?

Hurricane Otto has started to cause concern for a number of countries in the Caribbean and Central America. At least four people have already died in Panama in severe weather caused by the approach of the storm, which at present … Continue reading

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