Gr. 9; Gr. 10; Gr. 11; Gr. 12; Gr. Secondary
Activities and Labs
Environmental science--Experiments; Ecology--Experiments; Atmospheric physics--Experiments;
Objectives: Students will decode a METAR report and convert the decoded METAR data to a station model plot.
National Science Education Standard: All students should develop an understanding of: abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry, properties and changes of properties in matter, understandings about science and technology, and structure of the earth system.
Department of Earth Science
STORM Project - Science Center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on Meteorology
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STORM Project, "Decoding METAR Data" (2007). Open Educational Resources. 42.