Weather Outreach Media

Does March really come in like a lion and out like a lamb? Listen to Lis' March 25 radio interview on KCPW (15 min)

Inversions -Listen to Lis' Feb. 21 radio interview on KCPW (15 min)
What is a temperature inversion?

What makes for great snow and skiing conditions? - Listen to Lis' Feb. 7 radio interview (14 min)


Is Climate Change Real? - Listen to Lis Cohen's Nov. 2 radio interview (14 min) about "An Inconvenient Truth"

Volcanic Eruptions and Climate Change (how do they connect?) - Listen to the Nov. 7 KCPW interview about the recent discoveries in Yellowstone and how eruptions of volcanoes impact weather and climate (17 min)

Listen to Lis explain hurricanes on KCPW radio (12 min)

Lis Cohen's Lessons (pdf,ppt,doc)

Interpreting Satellite Images (pdf) 

Name that cloud!    (powerpoint)

Make Your Own Weather Forecast!- teaches how to look at satellite and radar data, how to analyze local conditions and predict your current weather  (powerpoint)

Effects of the Great Salt Lake on Weather and Climate-this pdf describes how the salt lake effects local temperatures and rain and snow amounts close to the lake

Condensation (word document)- quick lesson plan on condensation using containers and liquids


Mountain Meteorology (powerpoint)- describes the effects of mountain ranges on weather and climate


Crepuscular Rays Documents - Scattering-describes the process of scattering , Sunlight-explains how sunlight reaches the earth,  Perception

What makes the wind blow? (powerpoint)- lessons about pressure, highs and lows and wind

Satellite Imagery and Computer Modeling (powerpoint)- describes how to interpret satellite images and how computer and climate models work

What is natural climate variability? powerpoint  pdf

The movie "The Day After Tomorrow,"
Real Science or Reel Science (powerpoint)-describes the facts and fiction in this movie

Lis participated in the Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment- learn more about the experiment

Australian Research, Clouds and Climate! (powerpoint for kids)- describes the Tropical Warm Pool international Cloud Experiment to young students.  It discusses instruments and current cloud research 

Australian Animal Adaptations- describes animals found in Australia and the adaptations of these animals to help them survive


For more lessons visit the Climate Change or Teaching Links tabs.