Please read - children learning weather need your help FREE weather Team web sit
- To the many men and women who use his site.. Children across North
America need your help. THis is a free weather team site. You can
sign up and get you own weather team page etc. We have thousands of
children on the site daily asking questions about weather, and where
they live. You all can help answer weather questions in your local
If you work with students,or anyone, you know that they've gone "ga-
ga" for the "social" pages on the internet. You know the sitesthe
ones with "---space", and "---book" in their names. Kids love these
sites because they can publish their own comments, pictures and
videos. They are in controlthey pick the topics and they choose the
When properly supervised, there's nothing wrong with these sites.
Problem isTHEY are kids!
A quick scan of these social pages shows that kids are spending a
tremendous amount of valuable time, preparing elaborate
presentations, on topics that have little or no long-term value for
the kids who spend all that time.
Don't you wish that you could direct some of that time, and all of
that technical know-how, toward something more productive? Well, now
AccuWeather, the world's leading internet weather provider, and the
World's Weather Authority, has created a special interest site for
Kids Weather and you can use this site in your school and in your
classroom--- and it's FREE!
AccuWeather.com For Kids (AccuKidz) is a FREE interactive website
that helps children learn about the weather, photography, video
production, science, art, and much more.
It's A Place To Post Your Work For The World To See Kids (and
adults) can post their pictures and videos of local weather, science
projects, and special community interest events.
A Place To Create Your Own AccuKidz Team And Get Your Own Dedicated
Page Your photos, your local weather, and your projects will be
presented together. Choose your own Team Name, and use the page to
coordinate special projects, to collect and share data, to present
reports, newswhatever you wish!
A Way To Communicate With Kids And Teams Everywhere Use the free
forums to ask questions, compare ideas, or share weather and
community happenings with AccuKidz Teams and members from all over
A No-Cost Way To Coordinate Classroom Projects Make AccuKidz the
focal point to distribute class project details, sources of data, to
collect experimental results, to run your own weather projects, and
The content, accuracy and value of the materials on AccuKidz is
supported by the AccuWeather Staff of over 100 meteorologists and
over 250 support professionals who have made AccuWeather the World's
Weather Authority. AccuWeather provides weather services to more
than 10,000 clients in the media, businesses, education, and
government. AccuWeather is the leader in weather forecasting,
modeling, and delivery of weather information via the internet.
Literally Millions of Weather Maps Plus Radar and Satellite Imaging
Current and historical maps of conditions and forecasts, plus
historical maps of significant events all over the world are
available for student projects and use in the classroom.
Data on Trends, and Historical Averages Facts, figures, graphs and
charts on temperatures, precipitation, and other numbers that
students can use for research, and projects.
Discussions, Explanations, Presentations Articles, forums and
special features prepared by the leading team of weather experts in
the worldall to make our weather, our climate and forecasting
understandable to everyone.
Contests, Free Games, And More Weather-related materials that
challenge and teach students.
Special Interest Focus Areas Materials that "connect the dots" and
show how the weather affects our lives in gardening, sports,
transportation, safety, and more.
A FREE Web Page For Your School or Classroom Team Don't have the
budget for a website? Use AccuKidz!
AccuKidz is provided completely free of charge as part of
AccuWeather's commitment to our kids and our communities.
Expert Site Monitoring and Control Plus Web Tools A web page for
you to use without the hassle of content monitoring, and, with no
technical maintenance! Upload, editing, and presentation tools are
provided for you. Photos, video, and presentations can be posted by
anyone. Inappropriate content is monitored and edited for you. All
you provide is the time and effort to design and create the content!
Extend Your Classroom All Over The World Your students can interact
and collaborate with their peers everywhere on Earth that is reached
by the internetwith no cost to you!
Free Video Production for Teams - Free video production software, for
those teams who sign up. videospin.com
Who Can Benefit From AccuKidz? Some Examples:
Schools All Grades Homeschooling support After School
Weather Related Organizations Showcase your Team
Colleges Make Your Team Page a Student Portfolio
Chambers of Commerce Showcase your community
Non Profit Groups Showcase your special interest
Churches Outreach for your congregation and community
Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts Keeping in touch with other
troops, and recruiting
Resorts, Ski, And Sports Attractions Invite patrons to
share pictures on your Team site after their visit
Tourist Attractions and Historical Sites Bring an awareness
to your venue
Photography Clubs, Art Clubs & Groups Share your work on a
site where your pictures will be viewed
Video Production Organizations Share your videos
Nature Areas and Zoos How does weather impact your animals?
AccuKidz is a recent addition to the AccuWeather.Com site.
AccuWeather, The World's Weather Authority®, presents accurate,
localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 110
million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV,
through the airwaves, in print, and on digital signage. The 113
meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized
products and services to media, business, government, institutions,
and to millions of visitors worldwide through the free
AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 20,000 third party
Internet sites, including
CNN Interactive and ABC's owned and operated stations, The Washington
Post and The New York Times.
AccuWeather is one of the most visited sites on the internet. And,
with the great benefits offered by AccuKidz, it is destined to become
one of the most popular features on the AccuWeather site.
There are very few rules for how your Team can use AccuKidz. It is
intended as a place for students, teachers, parents and others to
present and exchange information that is related to weather, science,
and your community. It IS NOT intended to be just another social site
used for purely personal messaging and gossip!
AccuWeather is committed to providing this service as a way to
enhance the quality of our children's education, and the way that
they spend their valuable time. Therefore, the site will be monitored
for accuracy and appropriateness, and it will be edited to ensure
that these standards are upheld.
Within these broad guidelines, the content on AccuKidz is up to the
users. You can design your own contests, coordinate your own
assignments, present your own projects, pictures and media, and begin
your own discussions with other users. It's up to you!
The best way to use AccuKidz is to form your own Team. It's easy!
Just go to www.accuweather.com click on Interests, and then Kids
Weather. There, you can see what the site is all about.
When you are ready to join AccuKidz, just click the link to Form Your
For More Information on AccuKidz, Email our Webmaster:
Becky Buchko: 814-410-6033 Call anytime 8 AM till 11 PM
Ron Shawley : 814-322-1825 - 1wildfire@...