Everything Weather from Sunburst
Your students will enjoy a wonderful learning experience as they observe and examine tornadoes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and other powerful weather phenomena in Everything Weather, The Essential Guide to the Whys & Wonders of Weather.
This fascinating cross-curricular research tool from The Weather Channel presents a complete multimedia exploration of nature's forces. Students can view exciting video clips and vivid photographs, access different interactive weather maps and comprehensive text articles with hypertext links, and tap into a useful glossary of 480 weather-related words.
Using the engaging Everything Weather CD-ROM, your students will develop weather forecasting skills as they:
Identify various types of cloud formations/learn their importance as indicators of approaching weather.
Track hurricanes. Input the latitude and longitude of a current tropical storm and instantly compare its track to the paths of major 20th century hurricanes.
Learn to calculate the closeness of a thunderstorm by timing the lightning.
Explore the windchill phenomenon.
View tornadoes from every angle.
Create weather journals filled with a wealth of weather facts.
Determine average precipitation, snowfall, and frequency of thunderstorms in specific cities and regions using United States and Global Climate Data.
The detailed teacher's guide provides a framework for using the software across the curriculum. The guide includes instructional classroom lesson plans, self-guided discovery activities and collaborative projects for students, and "Be Prepared" safety sheets for severe weather emergencies.
Sunburst Licensing & Versions Definitions
Includes one disk or CD-ROM and a teacher's guide. You receive a license to install the program on one computer at a time. Teachers and students may use the program from home or other school-approved off-site locations.
Includes an unlimited site license on a single file server for use on interconnected computers at one school site. A Teacher Guide is included. You may purchase stand-alone CD-ROMs for the network title at $10.00 each. These CD-ROMs carry a School-to-Home License.
Lab Packs and Site Licenses
Includes a specific number of CD-ROMs, the license to run the program on the same number of computers at one school site or home, and a single copy of a printed Teacher Guide.
School Unlimited License
Completely installable programs contain one disk or CD-ROM, one Teacher Guide and the license to install the program on an unlimited number of computers in the school community.