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WEATHER WHIZ KIDS

Welcome to Weather Wiz Kids®. I'm Crystal Wicker, a television meteorologist for the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana. I designed this website especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. It’s also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents to give them the right tools to explain the different types of weather to children.

INTERACTIVE WEATHER MAKER

What would it be like to be a real weather person - not just someone who reports the weather, but someone who can actually control it? Well here's your chance. Using our Interactive Weather Maker, you'll be able to turn a sunny day into a windy day. Or create a rainy day. And if you create the correct conditions, you can make a blizzard - complete with a whiteout!

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  These services are supported by organizations throughout NOAA, including NOAA's Satellite and Information Service, which maintains the satellites and data used in weather forecasting as well as historical climate records, and research and products provided by NOAA’s.

THE WHY FILES

Science interactives: Make a Snowflake, Play with Lightning, Control a Tornado, Make Rainbows!, and so much more.

TREE HOUSE WEATHER KIDS

The Treehouse Weather Kids is designed for teachers and students in the 5th – 8th grades. It provides basic information on weather topics such as winds, moisture, air pressure, seasons, and storms. Activities have been provided that are appropriate for classroom settings.

WILD WEATHER ADVENTURE

Be the first to pilot your Weather Airship from San Francisco, California, USA, all the way around the world and back across the USA to Miami, Florida.
 
FEMA: THE DISASTER AREA

Disasters come in many shapes and sizes. Most are related to the weather. Some are predictable -- like a hurricane. Some, like an earthquake, surprise us. It’s good for you to know about the different kinds of disasters so you can be prepared! Although disasters themselves aren’t fun, learning about them is!

THE WEATHER GAME

Test your skills about weather facts and see how well you do.

WHAT IS WEATHER

Weather is made up of different things... Here are some of them: Wind direction, wind force, precipitation, temperature, sunshine, visibility and clouds.