Meteorology Share-a-thon 64 Files

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Hurricane Rita Infrared Satellite Animation
This is the storm track of Hurricane Rita. Rita caused $10 billion in damage on the U.S. Gulf Coast in September 2005. LARGE FILE!

Hurricane Rita Water Vapor Animation
This is the storm track of Hurricane Rita. Rita caused $10 billion in damage on the U.S. Gulf Coast in September 2005. LARGE FILE!

World Weather Records
Map showing the global weather records (current as of 1997).

Mind Bogglers
Explain the following apparent contradictions in meteorology:

Weather Wizardry of WESR
This project has the students pretend to be television meteorologists as they develop and present their own 2-day weekend weather forecasts to the class. You can use any oral presentation rubric to grade the presentation itself.

Weather Patterns Analysis Lab
This lab was designed for students to use the Internet to gather and graph meteorological data using Microsoft Excel. It utilizes data posted to the net by our school's weather station and by the National Weather Service.

Air Pressure Can Crush
If we reduce the internal air pressure of a pop can enough, the external air pressure will be greater than the internal pressure it will create a partial vacuum and crush the can.

Determining Cloudbase
Find the base of clouds using the dewpoint and dry bulb temperatures.

Dewpoint and Relative Humidity by
Find Dewpoint and Relative Humidity using a psychrometer in the classroom.

Absorption & Radiation by Land & Water
To describe the comparative rates at which water and land surfaces heat and cool.