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like a lion, out like a lamb" and "April showers bring
May flowers" are just two common sayings relating to the changes
of the weather. But does the weather really follow these sayings?
Log onto one of the many weather sites and compare data for your
One site that provides many rich activities is www.weather.com,
but there are many others to visit, such as www.rainorshine.com
. The site used for these activities, www.weather.com
is provided by The Weather Channel. Its data can be customized by
zip code and includes forecasts, maps, averages and records, highlights,
and activities. It offers an immediate benefit for teachers and
students (who dont want to get wet coming to class!),
as well as reinforcement of many skills such as percent, proportions,
averages, patterns, and map reading.