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20 October 2014
Schools >> All subjects for ages 4 - 11 years What is weather
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BBC Weather Centre
Weather, climate, forecasting and much more. The 5-day forecast for your own area could be used as a basis for data collection.

Weather satellite picture
Compare the satellite picture with the weather you're experiencing.

Country Reports
Get current weather reports from any country in the world.

Make your own weather station
Details on how to construct simple weather recording instruments.

Tornedo and Storm Research Organisation
Information and pictures from the Tornedo and Storm Research Organisation

An Ordnance Survey site for kids about having fun with maps.

Ordnance Survey
Games, puzzles and downloadable online maps.

The Globe program
Find out about the weather around the UK, measure rainfall in your garden or set up your own weather station at school.

Weather terms glossary
A simple text-based site covering terminology related to weather.

Weather and climate from the Met Office
The Met Office provides a daily update of UK weather information including temperature and conditions. Key stage 2 pupils can plot weather information for the UK and present their own national or regional weather bulletin.

Environment Agency K-Zone
The Environment Agency for England and Wales has an an interactive animation providing information on climate change, what causes it and how it affects the environment.

Cairn Gorm weather station
Pictures and data from this Automatic Weather Station set up by Heriot Watt University.

Weather in Scotland
Statistics from the BBC's website on weather for Scotland.

Scottish Avalanche Information Service
Information about what causes avalanches, what an avalanche is and their effects.

Weather in Northern Ireland
Statistics from the BBC's website on weather for Northern Ireland.

Ireland’s climate change policy
A look at how the individual can affect climate change in Ireland.

Environmental Protection Agency
Use the Environment and Heritage Service link for information on places to visit and what to cover in relation to the curriculum.

Weather for Wales
Statistics from the BBC's website on weather for Wales.

Weather for Wales
Met Office information on the weather in Wales

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