Climate Education Modules

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This website is designed to help educators understand climate and weather concepts and to be able to incorporate the learning material from this site into their course curriculum using examples as aids for learning. It is also useful for anyone else who wants a basic understanding of weather and climate, especially in the southeastern United States.

How do I use this site?

Use the menu at the left to choose a concept to learn about. If you don't feel like you know where to start, browse the Index. Each webpage within this website has a link to the National Science Education Standards that accompany the information within the page itself. Activities for you or your class to use can be found on many of the webpages, or in the Activities Index. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, contact us. Support for development of this site was provided by the US Department of Agriculture CSREES program through a sub-award from Florida State University and the Southeast Climate Consortium.