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27 resources with the keyterm anemometer

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Study Jams! Weather Instruments

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Measuring the Wind

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
When earth scientists or mini meteorologists are learning about wind, they can participate in an engineering activity in which they will design and construct an anemometer. A thorough overview of different types of anemometers is...
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Weather instruments

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore weather instruments. In this weather lesson, students make rain gauges, anemometers, and barometers following the instructions given in the lesson. Students set up a weather station using their instruments and record and...
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Weather Tools

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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...
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Weather Instruments

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Middle school meteorologists get acquainted with basic weather instruments: the thermometer, barometer, psychrometer, and anemometer. For each, the question is asked, "Do you think you can make a _______________?" At these points, you...
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Weather Tools

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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,...
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How Fast is the Wind?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students construct their own anemometer given specific instructions. In this earth science instructional activity, students calculate wind speed at different locations and compare them. They explain the importance of knowing wind...
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Weather Tools of the Trade

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the basic meteorological instruments (thermometer, barometer, weather vane, anemometer, and rain gauge). They explore how they are used, data that can be collected from them, and why records of the data are kept.
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Weather

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars identify and demonstrate the use of one weather monitoring instrumentation. Students compare and calculate the accuracy of their predictions and name the common weather patterns and systems. Young scholars determine...
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How's the Weather Out There?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study and apply concepts of data analysis. They record the temperature, wind velocity and barometric pressure outside their classroom window along with their observations of the atmospheric conditions. They report to the school...
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TE Activity: Build an Anemometer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine what an anemometer is and how it measures wind speed. They decide on a place to put a wind turbine by using an anemometer. They examine the role that engineers play when using wind speed to determine a place for wind...
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TE Lesson: Renewable Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine renewable energy sources such as solar, water, and wind. They experiment to determine how renewable energy is transformed into electricity. They investigate the role of engineers who work in the field of renewable energy.
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Wind and Air Pressure

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students make an anemometer, barometer, and wind catcher to see how wind and air pressure are related. In this wind lesson plan, students use these tools to measure the wind speed.
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Wind

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students build an anemometer and measure wind speed. In this wind speed lesson, students build an anemometer using the student instruction sheet. Students visit the Alaska windspeed website and look up the wind speed forecast. Students...
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Build an Anemometer

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate wind speed. In this wind instrument lesson, students build an anemometer to measure wind speed and discuss the importance of wind speed knowledge in various professions. 
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Weather Station

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create their own barometer, precipitation, rain gauge, anemometer, and more with their weather stations. In this weather station lesson plan, students access on line websites on how to make their own weather tools.
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Making An Anemometer

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students discover how to capture the speed of wind. In this science activity lesson, students gather materials and follow procedures to create an anemometer to measure wind speed.
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Weather 1

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather 1 worksheet, middle schoolers write the letter of the definition that best matches the term or phrase. Students also choose the best answer choice that best completes each statement or best answer the question as it...
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Weather

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the basic components of weather. They construct a thermometer and anemometer to measure temperatures, precipitation, and wind speed. In addition, 2nd graders discover how to find these components on weather maps.
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Interdisciplinary Task: Weather

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners design a chart to use to record the weather for five days. They then build an anemometer to record wind speed and discover why they are used for this purpose.
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Weather Conditions During the Spring Monarch Migration

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers keep detailed weather records during the spring migration of the monarch butterfly. To keep track of the weather, students utilyze weather reports and instuments such as anemometers, compasses, thermometers and rain gauges.
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Weather Watchers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners engage in this weather predicting lesson. They discover instrumentation used in the meteorological science. With this knowledge, they will create their own "low-tech" versions of weather instrumentation such as thermometers,...
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"Use an Anemometer," said the Meteorologist

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work in groups to make an instrument the Meteorologists use to measure the speed of the wind after the teacher reads them a poem about the wind. Students then review vocabulary that they studied from their lesson plan.