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Weather Videos - Amazing Weather Video Clips, Extreme Conditions

Weather Videos - Amazing Weather Video Clips, Extreme Conditions

Extreme weather - ABC Splash Home > Topics > Extreme weather Extreme weather Image source: Tropical Cyclone Inigo approaching northwest Australia, 2003, courtesy NASA/GAFC (Wikimedia Commons) Cracking up! Watch scientists investigate water movement through soil that has been cracked by drought. Science Year: 7 Tracking ice clouds Fly into a massive thunderstorm with pilots and scientists as they study how global warming could affect storms. Science Year: 10 Cracking up! Science Year: 7 Tracking ice clouds Science Year: 10 Devastating bushfires hit Victoria, 2009 Investigate Victoria's devastating bushfires of 2009 and find out why they have been called Australia's worst ever natural disaster. Science Year: 6 Monster tornadoes tear through America What sounds like a freight train and can pick a house up off its foundations? Cyclone Yasi hits Queensland, 2011 Imagine your house being battered by 285 km per hour winds! Australia's east coast hit by floods, 20... Visit the 'big wet' by camel as the dese... Science Years: 5,6 9

Learning about the Weather - 123ICT Recommended Sites for Teachers Strange and extreme weather conditions around the world have been captured on video and are readily available on several websites. These clips provide an excellent opportunity to engage pupil’s interest and below we have listed our recommendations. The sites are suitable for KS1 and 2 pupils and include a mixture of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, photograph and activities: Metoffice.gov.uk – Includes lots of exciting activities for pupils to help them learn about the fascinating world of weather. National Geographic – A complete Earth climate and weather overview – okay for years 5 and 6 but not younger, it is clear but quite complex language. What is Weather – Pupils – Nice collection of weather images from the BBC which are suitable for younger pupils. What is Weather – Teachers – Weather worksheets and lesson plans from the BBC on the Teachers’ page Weather and people – another excellent resource from the What is Weather site

Interactive Ear tool showing how the ear works by Amplifon The ear is the organ which controls hearing and balance, allowing us to understand our surroundings and position ourselves correctly. It is split into three parts: outer, middle and inner. This guide will take you through each part of the ear in turn, answering those essential questions – what are the parts, what do they do, and how? Pinna Helix Antihelix Concha Antitragus Lobe Cartilage Temporal Muscle (Temporalis) Temporal Bone Semicircular Canals Ganglia of the Vestibular Nerve Facial Nerve Ear Canal (External acoustic meatus) Mastoid Process Internal Jugular Vein Styloid Process Internal Cartoid Artery Eardrum (Tympanic Membrane) Auditory Tube (Eustachian Tube) Outer Ear – Welcome to the Interactive Ear! This is the part of the ear that people can see, and funnels sound into your ear canal. The rim of the pinna. A curved panel of cartridge. Bowl-shaped part of pinna. The small, hard bump above your ear lobe. The earlobe contains a large blood supply, helping to keep the ears warm.

Water Cycle in a Bag Activity for ages 3 to 7. I’m always on the lookout for simple, fun kids’ science activities so when I ran across this water cycle in a bag I couldn’t wait to give it a try. It was a quick prep activity that had a big payoff – my boys watched the water do its thing for days. I hope you love this water cycle in a bag too. P.S. Getting Ready I grabbed a Ziploc sandwich bag from our pantry and used a black Sharpie to draw a sun, cloud and water. Water Cycle in a Bag Big Brother carefully unscrewed the lid to the food coloring and squeezed four big drops into the water. Then Middle Brother slowly poured the now blue water into the Ziploc while Big Brother held it open for him. Big Brother ran his fingers along the seal several times to make sure it was closed tight and then passed the bag over to me so that I could give it a double check. We used tape to hang the bag on the window and then sat back and watched it work. The Science Behind It Find More Malia Hollowell

Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids Wind What is wind? Wind is air in motion. It is produced by the uneven heating of the earth’s surface by the sun. Since the earth’s surface is made of various land and water formations, it absorbs the sun’s radiation unevenly. What causes the wind to blow? What is a windstorm? What is a gust front? What is a downburst? What is a monsoon? What are the trade winds? What are the polar easterlies? What is a land breeze? How is wind helpful to Earth? What are some different types of wind names? Beaufort Scale The Beaufort scale is an empirical measure for the intensity of the weather based mainly on wind power. Wind Activities Lesson Plan: Here is a great activity the shows students how the winds work across the globe.Wind Experiment: Here is a great experiment that allows the kids to find out what's in the wind. Pinwheel Experiment: Here is an experiment that allows the kids to make a pinwheel to see how wind is created.

Water cycle in a bowl - Met Office Education Our rain originally came from oceans, seas and lakes. It became clouds and eventually fell on us as rain. What you will need: A large bowl A small yogurt pot or plastic cup Clingfilm Water Small weight or a few coins Sunny window sill What to do: Take the large bowl and fill it with several centimetres of water. You should find that the heat of the sun evaporates the water, which rises, condenses on the cool plastic, and falls into the small container. More Weather experiments There are lots more fun weather experiments that you can do. You will need

The Cat in the Hat . Weather Transformer Game Come play again later! Come play again tomorrow! Make A Cloud - We Made That 46K+Do your kids ever ask you how a cloud is made? My oldest asks me that a lot, and although I can explain it to her I thought it would be a LOT more fun to let her make a cloud. That is why we decided to try this experiment. One of the coolest things about this experiment is that you can actually see the cloud building up in the jar and then when you take the lid off you can touch it. What is happening with this experiment? Check out our SCIENCE board on Pintrest for more Experiments! Supplies Jar With Lid Warm Water (should be steaming a little but not boiling) Ice Match Directions Pour warm water in the bottom of your jar. Light a match and throw into jar then replace lid. Watch the cloud form, and how it moves in a circular pattern in the jar. Open the Jar and let your cloud free! As the cloud is leaving the jar you can touch it to see what it feels like.

What are winds? How are winds formed? What are winds? A 'wind' is simply the flow of a huge amount of air, usually from a high pressure-area to a low-pressure area. How are winds formed? Typically, this begins with the sun’s radiation, which is absorbed differently on the earth’s surface. As a result of this uneven heating, there are bound to be earth surfaces that vary a lot in temperature. Important: Hot air rises and cool air sinks. Let us see this illustration below showing pressure and wind direction: In the diagram above, notice how cool air falls, resulting in high pressure, and moving towards regions of low pressure. Anywhere and each time there are differences in atmospheric (air) pressure, there will be a wind, because air will move from the high-pressure area to the low-pressure area. A good example is how tropical depression forms, where warm air over hot tropical waters rise, and high-pressure cold air quickly rushing to fill the space. Did you know?

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