Scijinks - Weather Adventures

Weather Adventures
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It's Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by looking at some of the many amazing landscapes on our planet.

a globe and a bird.

It's Spring!

What causes the seasons?

an spring scene outdoors.

Polar Vortex?

What is it and why does it make things so cold?

Cartoon of a very chilly looking U.S. capital building.

Play Spectrix!

How many GOES-R data products can you create?

illustration of the Earth with may color bars and a satellite overhead.

What is a derecho?

And why are they so destructive?

derecho destruction

What causes lightning and thunder?

And how can I stay safe?

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What causes a rainbow?

How can I be in the right place at the right time to see them?

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Play Whirlwind Disaster!

And find out how hurricanes form.

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What is space weather?

How does weather on the Sun affect us?

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Coast Guard Day

Can weather satellites help the Coast Guard in their search and rescue efforts?

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September 21st is the fall equinox. What is an equinox and how does Earth's tilt cause it?

Image of Earths rotation around the Sun.

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