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Hurricanes 101

All Activities Hurricanes 101 Hurricane Development and Decay Hurricane season falls from June 1st to November 1st every year, and with August well underway, what better time is there to write a post on the life cycle of a hurricane? Whether you are a kid on summer vacation or one of our avid adult sailors/kiters/windsurfers/weather...
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Hot Air Rises, Cold Air Sinks

All Activities Hot Air Rises, Cold Air Sinks Hot Air Rises, Cold Air Sinks If you live in a 2-story home, you may have noticed the following on a cold day. Perhaps you went to the second floor to find that it’s warmer upstairs than it is downstairs. This is because warm air quickly rises,...
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Clouds 101

All Activities Clouds 101 Clouds 101 We humans love to look at the clouds and imagine seeing shapes of people, creatures of all kinds, and other familiar stuff. What do you “see” when you look at this image? The first time I looked at it, I “saw” a face, with eyes, a nose, and a...
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Weather resources to bookmark!

Our team compiled a list of weather-related curriculum, activities, and entertainment. We will continue to add to this post, so keep checking back! Weather-Related Curriculum The internet is saturated with educational information and materials, and we’ve searched a vast number of websites to compile the best free resources available. These are all self-paced and provide…

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Cold Fronts 101

All Activities Cold Fronts 101 Recommended for ages 12+ We all know that the warmest time of the day is in the afternoon when the sun is high in the sky and sending down its strongest rays. Right? Well, actually that isn’t always the case. On some days, you may find that the temperature actually...
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