Pulaski County High School (Va.) science teacher David Carroll is designing a class where students can study weather forecasting, jetstreams, pressure systems and cloud movement without stepping outside or opening a book. In fact, they wouldn't even leave their computer.
Instead, Carroll's meteorology class will be one of the nation's first high school courses taught on the internet. Eventually, it will become a college-credit course taught solely on the web.
Besides studying Carroll's web site, his students will be able to call up radar readings, weather station information, and weather maps, all available on the web.
"Meteorology is one of...