Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Scavenger Hunt

This Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Scavenger Hunt activities & project also includes:

Whether using scientific instruments or published data, collecting information about the weather is important because it affects everyone. Learners use the template to record weather data such as temperature, wind speed, humidity, wind direction, and heat index — and learn a great everyday skill in the process.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use weather instruments to gather data
  • Incorporate the lesson into a unit on weather and collect the data daily, comparing them to predicted weather
  • Require each person in the class to research and record the data one time
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a connection to the Internet and a computer to find current data 
Pros

  • Worksheet is a nice template to record weather data
  • Includes WGBT, or wet globe bulb temperature
Cons

  • Does not contain any analysis questions
Common Core

NGSS