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.
Weather fun and activities to help kids learn about weather.
An excellent exploration of weather technologies.
All sorts of information on hurricanes including Hurricane Juan which hit Nova Scotia in 2003.
Absolutely everything you want to know about snowflakes and snow crystals.
An easy-to-read explanation of the water cycle.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, has gathered all their kid's weather pages together.
This weather site was created for kids and teachers by a meteorologist.
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 Weather Office
This site is the place to look for current weather information anywhere in the world. The "Weather Office" makes weather research fun.
Explains different types of weather. Includes games, experiments, jokes and folklore.
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.
Click on World Book Kids and do your search. It is a good general encyclopedia.
Audio, Video, and Interactive
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
- Hydrologic cycle
- Water cycle
- Weather experiments
- Weather instruments