The What is Weather? website is designed to cover the National Curriculum requirements for Key Stage 2 and the QCA primary geography Unit 7: Weather Around The World.
(NC ref: 3a,d,f,4a,6a,b,c,7b,c)
This section uses cartoons to illustrate 7 of the main weather elements:
The material is accessible in an animated or non-animated version.
- Wind force
- Wind direction
Weather and People:
This section introduces the concept of climate, and the fact that weather differs depending on the climate zone. Sub-sections illustrate how global weather conditions influence:
Locations have been chosen carefully to represent a variety of climate zones and where verifiable meterological information is available:
||tropical wet (hot, wet)
||tropical dry (hot, desert)