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Weather-Pathfinder

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There is a lot of information available about weather and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.

Helpers: Websites | E-Books | Non-Fiction | Fiction | Audio, Video, and Interactive | Library Hints | Print this page

Websites

  • Climate Kids

    http://www.sercc.com/education

    Weather fun and activities to help kids learn about weather.

  • Franklin's Forecast

    http://www.fi.edu/weather/

    An excellent exploration of weather technologies.

  • CDN Canadian Hurricane Centre

    http://www.ec.gc.ca/ouragans-hurricanes/

    All sorts of information on hurricanes including Hurricane Juan which hit Nova Scotia in 2003.

  • Snow Crystals

    http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/

    Absolutely everything you want to know about snowflakes and snow crystals.

  • The Water Cycle

    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/ocean/Watercycle.shtml

    An easy-to-read explanation of the water cycle.

  • Weather

    http://www.education.noaa.gov/Weather_and_Atmosphere/

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, has gathered all their kid's weather pages together.

  • The Weather Dude

    http://www.wxdude.com/

    This weather site was created for kids and teachers by a meteorologist.

  • CDN The Weather Network

    http://www.theweathernetwork.com/

    Visit the Weather Network to learn more about current weather conditions across Canada. An excellent site for Canadian, U.S. and International weather maps.

  • CDN Environment Canada Weather

    http://weather.gc.ca/index_e.html

    This site is the place to look for up-to-date weather information across Canada. You're just a click away from finding weather forecasts, current weather conditions and even weather watches and storm warnings.

  • Weather Wiz Kids

    http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

    Explains different types of weather. Includes games, experiments, jokes and folklore.

  • Web Weather for Kids

    http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/

    View weather in motion and learn all about temperature, pressure, volume and density. Select from the many hands-on activities to create fog, rain or thunder.

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E-Books

  • Book Cover

    Weather

    Cosgrove, Brian

    Access online

    Read this online, download it to an ereader, listen to it in English or 11 other languages. You will need your library card

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Non-Fiction

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Fiction

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Audio, Video, and Interactive

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Find More at the Library

  • To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
  • Call numbers to browse
    • 363.7 World weather problems
    • 551.5 Weather
    • 904.5 Natural disasters such as floods and drought
  • Suggested subject headings for catalogue
    • Climate
    • Climatology
    • Clouds
    • Hydrologic cycle
    • Meteorology
    • Water cycle
    • Weather
    • Weather experiments
    • Weather instruments

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