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The Met Office’s Weather Observations Website (WOW) is a rich source of weather data for locations in the UK and worldwide. 

Here  are some lesson resources which can be used in conjunction with the data:

 

KS2/ Upper Primary

Using data to record and interpret the weather 

11+

A simple and effective lesson plan which uses WOW data to identify Urban Heat Islands

Using weather data to investigate whether sports events can go ahead

Using WOW data to investigate a depression passing across the UK with notes for teachers.

14+

Use WOW data to track a cold front across the UK and work out its speed.

Using WOW data to investigate the weather associated with different air masses on UK weather with  teachers notes. (Find an introduction to Air Masses)

Met Office resource looking at correlation between classroom behaviour and weather 

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