Wind Vane Teacher Resources
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Operation Weather Station
Young scholars, in groups, build measuring instruments for a class weather station. They collect data using the instruments and actual data from a real weather station. They compare and contrast their data to that collected at a real weather station.
7th - 10th Science 4 Views 69 Downloads
How do we know so much about the weather? Young scientists will learn all about the various tools used to detect changes in daily weather patterns. Each slide contains illustrations and detailed descriptions of tools, such as a thermometer, a wind vane, and barometer.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Third graders make predictions about weather and utilize weather instruments and weather reports. They match weather components with weather instruments, and demonstrate how to read a thermometer. Students also construct and use a wind vane and read and summarize weather reports.
3rd Science 5 Views 39 Downloads
Ever wonder how scientists measure shifts in weather? Share the answer to this question with a clearly organized slide show depicting various weather tools. Included are images and definitions for a barometer, thermometer, rain gauge, and wind vane.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Building and Using Weather Instruments
Students build set of weather instruments (anemometer, wind vane, and rain gauge) and use them to collect weather data over a period of two weeks. They compare the data collected form the home-made instruments to commercially-made models.
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Third graders practice making predictions about weather from conditions they observe on weather instruments and weather reports. Learners are introduced to the most basic weather reporting instruments: the thermometer, the wind vane, the anemometer, the barometer, and the rain gauge.
3rd Science 19 Views 42 Downloads
New Review Predicting Whether the Weather is Good for the Garden
Can your class predict the weather? Show them how they can come close with a lesson about creating weather instruments, including weather vanes, barometers, wind socks, anemometers, and thermometers. Kids research weather patterns and collect weather data for two weeks before deciding when to plant their class garden.
4th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Australia, Antarctica, and Oceana
Go on a traveling adventure throughout Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica! This textbook excerpt offers a full unit of study that can easily be supplemented by extra projects or research materials. Learners study maps, read about native plants and animals, consider unique geographic features, and use inference skills while reading country fact charts.
4th - 9th Science 11 Views 11 Downloads
Students explore the ways that engineers study and harness the wind. They study the different kinds of winds and how to measure wind direction. In addition, students learn how air pressure creates winds and how engineers build and test wind turbines to harness energy from wind.
3rd - 5th Science 4 Views 12 Downloads
Second graders analyze the effects of sunlight on a glass of water by using the thermometer to measure its temperature. They predict and measure the difference between water outside in the sun and shade and inside. They role-play a game with weather clothing.
2nd Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Operation Weather Station
Students work in cooperative groups to create a working weather station. Tkey use the weather station to collect weather data over a one-week period. Students compare the data from their weather station to actual weather information from newspapers or online sources.
3rd - 5th Science 7 Views 41 Downloads
Meet the Weather Scientist
Fourth graders collect, record and analyze data using simple weather instruments or use weather resources to comprehend weather. They comprehend that scientists are very important people in today's world. Pupils look at cloud types to predict the weather conditions.
4th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Weather: Piecing It All Together
Fourth graders collect, record, and analyze data using simple weather instruments and a variety of weather resources to investigate weather. They observe the teacher demonstrate how a rain gauge functions, record the weather for five days, and predict weather predictions.
4th Science 5 Views 21 Downloads