The US Geological society has an incredible set of experiments, lessons, and activities to talk about weather in the classroom.
This Internet research activity has students looking at different points on the globe and finding out about weather in that area. I like the grid that this activity uses. You could also integrate this into an Excel activity.
This website has 5 games to teach the weather. It starts with an activity that has a world map on the wall. I think that every classroom should have a world map, particularly if you're going to collaborate globally. Once a student knows another student from somewhere, it is incredible how that point on the globe becomes real.
If you want to teach students about hemispheres and weather, this powerpoint is a place to get started. Interestingly, many students don't understand that seasons vary by hemisphere until they collaborate globally. If your students are collaborating cross-hemisphere this is a nice powerpoint to use to get started.
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