SciJinks is a resource for K-12 science educators created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) dedicated to teaching young scientists about weather and weather-related careers. This resource contains interactive games, educational videos, images, posters, and classroom activities. Educators and students can browse these resources in a number of ways. In the topics section, materials are organized thematically: hurricanes and storms; clouds, water, and ice; tides and oceans; atmosphere, seasons, satellites and technology; and space weather. Visitors can also search materials by type of resource, including games, multimedia, and dispatches (short, illustrated explanations for phenomenon including El Nino and polar vortices.) Additional types of materials, including PDFs of classroom activities, can be browsed in the educators section. The people section contains short profiles of a number of weather professionals, offering young scientists a glimpse into possible future career paths.
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