Student’s Understanding of Weather Forecasting in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo

ABSTRACT
The study investigates student’s understanding of weather forecasting in Adeyemi College of Education Ondo. A 20 item questionnaire was adopted in which a total of one hundred and fifty (150) copies were administered. The data was analyzed using T-test and ANOVA statistics at 5% significance level. Having analyzed the data, the major findings reveal that students have a general understanding of weather forecasting and that the level of environmental awareness of weather for climate variability and climate change predictions was significantly high. Also, it was observed that Atmospheric Science Education significantly increases students’ cognitive ability towards accurate prediction of weather. It is therefore, recommended that the profile and awareness of weather forecasting through appropriate communication channels like publication of articles on weather forecasting topics should be encourage in schools. Also, weather stations with standard instruments should be established.