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The fundamental philosophy behind the
CoVis Project is to help kids learn
science by doing projects, as opposed to the traditional learning out of
textbooks. Part of this includes the integration of new and innovative
technologies (like the Internet) into the classroom. To do this, we have
developed two project units which provide teachers with a vehicle for
using the Internet in a meaningful way to help kids learn science.
Last Update: 08/01/97
This project investigates key weather processes and phenomena associated
with a potent winter storm.
Trusting the Forecast
This project provides students with first hand experience in weather
forecasting and all the issues a meteorologist must consider when issuing a
Two projects have been constructed, a
Case Study of SuperStorm '93, a famous midlatitude
cyclone that paralyzed the eastern third of the United States in March of
Trusting the Forecast, where students actually
make forecasts on a regular basis to gain a full appreciation for all
the preparation involved in making an accurate forecast. These units have
been designed to take up to three weeks of class time in order to complete.
The navigation menu (left) for this module is called
and the menu items are arranged in a recommended sequence, beginning with this
introduction. In addition, this entire web server is accessible in both
"graphics" and "text"-based modes, a feature controlled from the
blue "User Interface" menu (located beneath the black navigation menus).
More information about the user interface
options, the navigation system,
or WW2010 in general is accessible from
About This Server.