Building and Using Weather Instruments
Learners 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.
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Play Ball! – Or Not…Making a Decision Using Weather Data
Should the game go on or not? An engaging lesson asks small groups to make a decision using weather data. After analyzing a map, an updated forecast, and radar information, groups have to decide whether to cancel a baseball game. They...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Severe Winter Weather
As young meterologists learn about extreme winter weather forecasts, they find themselves taking a journey into the past by interviewing their family members to share their memories of the worse winter storm or winter weather disaster...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Scavenger Hunt
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...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable