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Teaching children to be weather aware is crucial in order to ensure their safety and well-being during severe and unpredictable weather conditions.

Teaching children to be weather aware is crucial in order to ensure their safety and well-being during severe and unpredictable weather conditions. Natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, tornadoes, and wildfires have become more frequent and intense. As children spend a lot of time outdoors and are more vulnerable to natural disasters, it is important to educate them about the basics of weather and how it can be potentially dangerous. Additionally, understanding weather patterns and how to prepare and respond appropriately to different weather events will help children to be more responsible and informed individuals. Through formal and informal education, children can be trained to identify warning signs of approaching storms and take necessary precautions to protect themselves and others around them. Therefore, it is crucial to equip children with the necessary knowledge and skills to be weather aware, thereby promoting safety and saving lives.

Children

children storms ahead

STORMS AHEAD

Owlie SKYWARN's Weather Book

Printable
floods ahead aware

FLOODS AHEAD

Owlie SKYWARN's Weather Book

Printable
hurricanes ahead aware

HURRICANE AHEAD

Owlie SKYWARN's Weather Book

Printable
lightning ahead aware

LIGHTNING AHEAD

Owlie SKYWARN's Weather Book

Printable
TORNADOES AHEAD AWARE

TORNADOES AHEAD

Owlie SKYWARN's Weather Boo

Printable
How National Weather Service Works

WEATHER WOODLES

How the National Weather Service Works: A Story with the Weather Woodles

Printable
hotseat children

HOTSEAT: YOU BE THE FORECASTER!

NSSL’s HotSeat Warning Simulator

This tool is intended to provide participants with an appreciation of the meteorology of severe weather events and the decision-making process that goes into NWS warnings.
NWS ACTIVITY PACK CHILDREN

CHILDREN ACTIVITY PACK

Bring the weather home!

What you’ll find inside:
• Make your own weather instruments
• Simulate a weather front
• Create lightning
• Capture a cloud in a bottle
SciJinks children

SCIJINKS

NOAA SciJinks inspires and engages students to learn about weather, satellite meteorology and Earth science.
web weather children

WEB WEATHER FOR KIDS

Learn what makes weather wet and wild, do cool activities, and become hot at forecasting the weather on Web Weather for Kids!
NASA

NASA KIDS CLUB

NASA provides a safe place for children to play as they learn about NASA and its missions. NASA encourages you to visit NASA Kids' Club and use its games and activities to inspire the next generation.
Prepare for the storm children

PREPARE FOR THE STORM

Help your children prepare for storms by teaching them what is needed during and after the storm.
word find

WEATHER WORD FIND

NOAA Weather Word Find

Printable
Mesonet

MESONET

Weather and climate impact us every day - from what to wear, how we drive, to where we choose to live. The Mesonet, "Oklahoma's Weather Network", has partnered with teachers since 1992 via the EarthStorm program to increase the use of weather and climate in classroom science curriculum
CHILDREN OTHER AWARE

OTHER CHILDREN ACTIVITIES

Other activities for children
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