News and Weather

Why use News and Weather Sites?

  • Bring the world into your classroom by using news and weather sites from around the world.
  • Project the sites for class discussion about news and weather.
  • Use the sites to teach elementary children about weather patterns.
  • Read the news from other peoples' points of view.

News Sites

Interactive News Map - This site is an up-to-the minute display of world, national, and local news sources. You can "turn on" or "turn off" topic areas (world, national, business, technology, sports, entertainment or health) to refine your search. The news headlines at the site are color-coded by topic area and display in different sizes to reflective the level of "interest" by visitors to the site.
Go to:

Upper Elementary through High School:

Middle School and High School:

A Few Regional News Sites:

Weather Sites


Middle School & High School: