Assignment: Weather forecast
Do a weather forecast, using weather data drawn from public records.
As an interesting variation, the student may be required to do weather forecasts for a specific date and historical event (e.g. Hurricane Katrina, Krakatoa, the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami).
Make it as much like a TV weather forecast as possible.
For teachers: benefits to students
- The student has to demonstrate familiarity with the principles of meteorology and the key symbols.
- The student also understands how weather forecasting is presented to the public.
- Ages 16+
- Suitable for solo work
A weather report movie with a reporter and a screen. Teachers or students can use it to explain meteorology topics or give creative reports.
Click the link to download a Moviestorm movie template.
File size: 349KB
Download the file and extract the zip folder to this location:
- Vista, Windows 7, Macs: [Username]/Moviestorm/Movies
- Windows XP: C:/Documents and Settings/[Username]/Moviestorm/Movies
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