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Weather careers stories

Use this lesson to explore exciting stories behind weather and climate careers. It’s supported by a graphic novel style cartoon, curriculum-linked activities and worksheets to bring learning to life.

Students will develop their research skills, learn about innovative technologies and explore different pathways into weather and climate jobs.

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand destinations and pathways in weather and climate careers, including the skillsets, qualifications and interests required
  • Understand a variety of terms around weather careers and technologies
  • Identify and demonstrate different responsibilities, skills and attributes needed to succeed in different weather and climate careers
  • Develop an understanding of diversity and its importance to people and businesses

Curriculum links:

  • PSHE and citizenship/PSE/health and wellbeing/PDMU – evaluating personal strengths, interests, skills and links to employment, understanding diversity and its importance
  • Science – energy and waves, electromagnetism, science technologies
  • Geography – weather and climate, communicating data 
  • English – written and verbal communication, creative writing and text analysis
  • Art and design/expressive arts – storytelling, using a range of artistic techniques and media 

Time required:

  • Icebreaker — Radar fact-finder bingo: 25 minutes
  • Technical term-busting: 20 minutes
  • Explore the people and careers behind the story: 45 minutes

The activities can be delivered as a series of lessons, a full 90-minute session or as bitesized, standalone exercises.

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Weather careers stories - download all resources (includes MS Word files and editable PDF's) 

Individual resources


  Weather careers stories lesson plan



  Weather heroes cartoon



  Weather careers stories factsheet



   Weather careers stories backstory



   Weather careers stories bingo



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  Straeon Gyrfaoedd yn y Tywydd - download all resources (includes MS Word files and editable PDF's) 

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   Straeon gyrfaoedd tywydd yn ôl stori



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