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The instruments scientists use to measure weather conditions, include advanced tools like satellites and radar.

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    Collecting Weather Data

    Collecting Weather Data

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes the various instruments that scientists use to collect weather data.
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    Predicting Weather

    Predicting Weather

    by CK-12 //basic
    This video explains how we use satellites to help predict the weather, along with weather balloons, weather stations, and local ground observers.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Collecting Weather Data Quiz - MS ES

    Collecting Weather Data Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the various instruments that scientists use to collect weather data.
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  • Real World Application
    Weather Forecasting

    Weather Forecasting

    by CK-12 //basic
    Satellites and other modern technological devices have improved weather forecasting tremendously in the past 25 years. The ability to more accurately predict the weather saves billions of dollars each year.
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  • Real World Application
    No Hurricanes!

    No Hurricanes!

    by CK-12 //basic
    Weather forecasts beyond a week or two are mid-range forecasts. They must take into consideration other factors like ocean temperature and greenhouse gas content. In 2013, the active hurricane season that was predicted was completely incorrect.
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