How's the Weather?

This How's the Weather? activity & project also includes:

Young meteorologists explore different aspects of the weather while learning about measurement devices. They build instruments and then set up a weather station outside and measure temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind speed, and wind direction. Learners gather data, then report out, averaging their values to determine class results.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils film short weather forecasts or give brief weather reports over the announcements using their observations
  • Allow scholars to research different types of weather instruments and design their own
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires materials many classrooms may not have on hand
  • Requires outdoor space for set up 

  • Provides key vocabulary and background information 
  • Opportunity for real-life application

  • None
Common Core