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This archive of climatic data houses both national and global datasets as part of the National Climatic Data Center's (NCDC) mission to describe the climate of the United States and to maintain records regarding trends and anomalies of weather and climate. Users may search the archive by data type, national or global coverage, and time period; or by resource type, such as satellite, radar, models, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Calculation / Conversion tool
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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NASA's Visible Earth is a searchable directory of images, visualizations, and animations of the Earth. The images are also listed under the following categories: agriculture, atmosphere, biosphere, cryosphere, human dimensions, hydrosphere, land surface, oceans, radiance or imagery, solid earth, locations, and satellites. Accompanying each image are credits, data about the image, the satellite it ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Informal
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Cryology, Ecology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Technology
 
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In this module, students will learn the concept of atmospheric pressure, how it changes with height, and how it is represented on maps. It consists of a set of links to each concept. Links to additional material are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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In this activity, students study the concept of atmospheric pressure and its role in generating winds and influencing day to day weather conditions. The activity consists of answering a set of questions by accessing keyword links to helper resources. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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These diagrams illustrate what a pressure gradient is and that air flows from regions of higher pressure to regions of lower pressure. Links to additional information are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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At this site, users can access weather and weather-related maps. Subjects include outdoor activities, health and safety, weather details, gardening weather, and links to "Maps of the Week". Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Map
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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The Convection And Moisture EXperiment (CAMEX) is a series of field research investigations sponsored by the Earth Science Enterprise of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). CAMEX-3 collected data for research in tropical cyclone development, tracking, intensification, and landfalling impacts using NASA-funded aircraft and surface remote sensing instrumentation. At this site, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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In this activity, students construct data tables and graphs of ozone concentrations for selected locations using TOMS data for the years 1979 through 1992. Instructions and TOMS images are provided. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This set of activities can be performed in the classroom or outdoors. Students will learn about atmospheric moisture, cloud formation, and precipitation by building and using their own instruments, making clouds in a bottle, and creating artificial "rain". Each activity includes materials lists, instructions for teachers and students, concepts, and learnable skills. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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Students can learn about the conditions necessary for hurricanes to form and sustain themselves. The discussion is accompanied by remote imagery and an animation showing how wind shear can retard the development of a hurricane. Links to more detailed information are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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