Western Kentucky University

Outreach

Education

Teachers from Oklahoma and Kentucky have developed a series of K-12 lesson plans focused on science, math and social studies. You can search the lesson plans by grade level and content. Use the tabs and buttons to select a lesson of interest. You may review it or download it to your local hard drive. Some lessons ask that you download weather/climate data from the data tab. If you modify a lesson, or develop your own using our data, please share it with us. kymesonet@wku.edu The "Students" page will be used to present exemplary outcomes from competitions and other activities.

Lesson Plans

Teachers and professionals from related fields in Kentucky and Oklahoma have developed lesson plans for all grade levels. Go to Lesson Plans to choose a grade level and content area to explore a series of lessons. Use the buttons to understand at a glance how the lesson will be implemented. Some lessons relate to more than one content area, and can be modified for specific grade levels.Go to Data to get the information needed for the lesson plans.

Students

Students from all levels of the educational system participate in research extending knowledge of Kentucky weather and climate by using Mesonet data. The fine spatial and temporal scale of the Kentucky Mesonet observations provide a unique opportunity to study phenomenon that may escape detection by traditional observing systems.

If you have a student project using Kentucky Mesonet data, please share it with us.
Contact Information:

Kentucky Climate Center
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Boulevard #31066
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066
(270) 745-4567
Fax (270) 745-4567
kymesonet@wku.edu

 Last Modified 7/23/13