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Weather Games and Simulations

Educational and Fun Games for Weather Fans

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The Cloud Concentration Game

Learn the types of clouds from lenticular and mammatus to cumulus and stratus with this fun weather matching game. The images are spectacular and very accurate. Also included in the activities link are various weather lessons including how to make a tornado in a jar, how to determine the distance to a thunderstorm, and how to make lightning. An excellent site for teachers and students.

BBC Weather Map Games

If you are interested in the weather in the UK, then this site has 5 excellent weather games. Included is a weather hangman, a do-it-yourself weather map, environmental challenge, quizzes, and more. Fun for anyone interested in the weather from the BBC.

The Hurricane Name Game from Channel One

Channel One television has presented an interactive weather tool which allows users to familiarize themselves with the names of hurricanes. As you click on the letters of the alphabet, you get information on famous storms that may (or may not) share your own name.

The Weather Dog Quiz Game

Fun Brain brings you this interactive quiz with a weather dog! The questions are crssword based and come in three difficulty levels for several age groups. You fill in the missing words to solve the puzzle.

The Hurricane Slider Puzzle

Not the most educational weather puzzle, but a fun slider that you can complete online. Most of the images are of hurricanes. Some are real images while others show radar and satellite images.

Weather Map Symbols Concentration Game

Using weather map symbols as the cards for an interactive game of concentration can help students to understand the meaning of different weather symbols used on forecasting maps. While it can be played purely as a game, there is also a link to show the meaning of each symbol.

Sesame Street's Dress Elmo Game

A cute and very early pre-K weather game to teach kids how to dress for the weather. With Elmo as the mascot, kids choose the right clothes to dress him in based on a weather report.

Predict and Report the Weather with EdHeads

See if you can do a weather forecast for 3 cities over 3 days with this fun interactive weather game. There are multiple levels of difficulty to make the game more challenging. This is one weather game you don't want to miss if you are trying to learn how weather maps work and how the weather forecast is produced across the US.

Weather Map Symbols Game

While looking at an animated weather map, you must test your knowledge of fronts, air masses, and temperatures. Each of the weather maps is covered with the weather symbols indicating a forecast for the United States. Questions at the bottom of the map ask you to click on the areas where there are the highest temperatures, most chance of rain, wind speeds, and more.

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