Useful Links

Articles from Weather Magazine

The Young People's Special Edition of Weather magazine, edited, written and illustrated by under 21s.

Music

Optics

Climate & Climate Change

Extreme UK weather events

Tropical Weather

Other Weather

Urban Heat Islands

Weather magazine home page

Other relevant background materials for teachers:

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Other Useful background information

Uncertainty in Climate Predictions

  • Basics of Climate Prediction
  • From climate4classrooms: How do we make climate predictions?, Why cant we be sure what happened in the past?, Why are some aspects of climate harder to predict than others?, How can we make a climate prediction when we cant forecast the weather for next month? and Why arent climate predictions exact?

Data

Climate Predictions:

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Relevant articles

Even the simplest of climate models are not trivial to use, and are best suited to advanced students at KS4 and above.

In the news...

GIS resources

  • The Ozone Hole Tour developed by Cambridge University.
  • Information on the Ozone from the
    British Antarctic Survey  and Jon Shanklin's ozone page, including up-to-date data as well as more background information.
  • Look here for information from the The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have forged a unique partnership to provide primary school teachers with practical, hands-on and entertaining curricula material to educate their students about the protective role of the ozone layer and the causes and consequences of its depletion. http://www.unep.fr/ozonaction/information/educationpack.htm
  • Look here for information from the United Nations Environment Programme; teaching younger children in an animated way about the importance of the ozone layer
    http://www.ozzyozone.org/
  • Mario Molina resources on ozone depletion from the RSC.
  • Smog City - a worksheet to guide students through using a simple computer model to investigate the relationship between tropospheric ozone pollution and weather
  • Some background information from the WMO's Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2006 (click on the 'twenty questions and answers' link).
  • UK and European weather and air quality forecasts from Manchester University manunicast.
  • A summary of information about the 2014 Paris Smog