|Why does it thunder mostly in the summer? How does hail form? What’s the difference between a storm “watch” and a storm “warning”? How can we help protect watersheds? Weather and climate impact our daily lives, piquing children’s curiosity in the world around them.|
Welcome to The Weather Channel Kids website – a resource that encourages children to deepen their understanding of the world around them through fun and meaningful online experiences centered on weather and climate. The website captures The Weather Channel’s expertise and passion for all things weather! And as an educator, you will benefit from the wealth of resources on The Weather Channel Kids.
|With the help of free, standards-based lesson plans that you can access in the Teacher Resources section of WeatherED, your students’ exploration of weather and climate takes on added significance because you’re able to address many of your instructional objectives. The educator resources are by teachers for teachers.|
|Weather is experiential, influencing what we wear and what we do. The Weather Channel Kids gives students the opportunity to find out their daily weather forecast. How you and how they use that information will all depend, right?!|
|And it should come as no surprise that you and your students can depend on The Weather Channel Kids for engaging education on weather and climate. WeatherED is not simply the home of lesson plans – it is where your students can go for a number of different resources such as the Weather Encyclopedia.|
|It may seem funny to think about the fact that an online environment provides the opportunity to safely explore just about any environment. The Weather Channel Kids contains games and interactive learning resources for students to play games, experience simulations, and solve problems – all while having fun in the process!|
|If you’re thinking that virtually all of the activities for The Weather Channel Kids are virtual, you might be surprised to find out that the Let’s Play section spotlights numerous hands-on activities tied to the time of year. The seasonal suggestions include both things to do inside and outside.|
|The forecast couldn’t be better! The Weather Channel Kids will continue to evolve and add activities, information, and experiences to capture children’s curiosity and meet the needs of educators. We encourage you to explore the website with your students throughout the school year!|