Weather Apps, Games, and Websites

For kids with their heads in the clouds, these weather-centric picks will help them identify weather patterns, understand the reasons behind changing weather, or simply get caught in a storm of fun!

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LEARNING
Sandbox tool lets kids explore weather without getting wet.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
 
LEARNING
A gentle introduction to the science world for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
LEARNING
Customizable, picture-based weather app great for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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LEARNING
Easy-to-digest content; activities make you hungry for more.
URL: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/kids/index.cfm
(2013)
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LEARNING
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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The wonderful world of weather, made easy for kids.
URL: http://scijinks.jpl.nasa.gov/
(2007)
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A shower of weather-related info & fun activities.
URL: http://theweatherchannelkids.com
(2007)
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LEARNING
Site brings the science museum experience into kids' homes.
URL: http://www.calacademy.org/science/
(2013)
 
Enigmatic puzzles and scary storms highlight this mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
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LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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LEARNING
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)