Key Stage 4

Resources for 14-16 Year Old Students Other recommended resources: A wide range of animations from the Met Office suitable for geography and science topics. Resources looking at change of state, latent heat, data handling and the Electromagnetic Spectrum from the NCAS/ DIAMET project. An excellent GA resource investigating weather conditions needed for the various Olympic…

The Water Cycle

The water cycle The water cycle is the process by which water travels from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and then back to the ground again. It is a constant process with the same water going through the cycle over and over again. The diagram below shows the different parts of the water cycle….

Climate Change

Climate change What is meant by climate change?Has climate changed in the past?Has the climate changed recently?Should we trust the evidence?Old weather recordsWhat do the weather and climate records tell us?What is causing global warming?Can anything be done about climate change? What is meant by climate change? We first need to understand that there is…

Science of Weather

Ideas and lesson plans to enhance the learning and teaching of weather studies in the primary school. The material is grouped into weather subjects and each subject has two downloadable parts: Background information and classroom activities The Story for Teachers (links below) Accompanying images and worksheets – Resources (links below) Seasons The Story for TeachersResources…

Key Stage 2

Royal Meteorological Society resources for ages 7-11: Weather and Climate Resources to use with year 6 as a post SATs day or transition day. The Water Cycle Water cycle Snowflakes Water cycle animation Climate change Introduction Science of Weather for Geography and Science Tornadoes Tornadoes lesson plan for year 3+ Tornadoes in Your Classroom Top…

Key Stage 1

Pine cone weather station Climate Change Resources Weather People Weather Journey Katie Morag’s Struay Seasons Temperature Wind Clouds Humidity Precipitation Ben Nevis case study Other weather activities: Puzzles and wordsearches Weather words quiz Cloud puzzle Colour and draw Weather symbols Make a wind twirler Make a mobile Weather poems and songs Other Recommended Resources Seeing…

Climate Change

A series of 4 downloadable lessons with associated PowerPoint presentations on climate change for GCSE science. Produced by Daniel Rose Download Teachers’ Notes  Teaching Sequence  The four lessons introduce how global warming works, then move on to show how the climate has changed over time to put changes into perspective. Lesson 3 examines how scientists…