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    Weather is ever present, ever changing and always interesting.

    Have a look at these Science Learning Hub links to see how they might fit in to your weather unit.

    General weather concepts and activities

    Cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes – Article

    Extreme weather – Article

    Nigel Latta Blows Stuff Up Episode 3: Weather – Article

    Gaseous atmosphere – Article

    Space weather – Article

    Making a thermometer – Activity

    Making a weather vane and compass – Activity

    Making a rain gauge – Activity

    Making a barometer – Activity

    Making an anemometer – Activity


    Lightning location network – Article

    Lightning explained – Article

    Nigel Latta Blows Stuff Up Episode 1: Lightning – Article

    Space weather – Article

    Lightning – Image

    Steps in lightning production – Image

    Thundercloud charges – Image

    Weather balloon being released – Image

    Lightning – Video

    Lightning research – Video

    I am continually amazed by how many things we can improve... applying what we already know in better, more effective ways.

    Dr Eric Scharpf

    Weather and the water cycle

    H2O On the Go – Unit plan

    Earth system – Article

    Water and weather – Article

    Building a water cycle – Activity

    What is the Earth system? – Activity

    New Zealand weather map – Image

    Rain – Image

    The water cycle – Image

    Weather satellite orbits – Image

    Satellites and weather

    Satellites to study Antarctic atmosphere – Articile

    Satellite sensing – Article

    Weather satellite orbits – Image

    Our research is contributing to the big topic of climate change... We are trying to understand it and find a solution so we can mitigate and adapt to our future climate.

    Dr Katja Riedel


    Observing clouds and weather – Article

    Clouds and the weather – Activity

    Precipitation and cloud formation – Activity

    Seeing through clouds – Article

    Towering cumulus clouds – Image

    Cloud roads – Image

      Published 17 June 2015, Updated 14 June 2017 Referencing Hub articles