Predicting Whether the Weather is Good for the Garden

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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.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the activity with each new season
  • Have kids research weather in neighboring cities or states for comparison
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson is based on frost dates in Georgia; if you are teaching in a different region, consider having kids research the local weather
Pros

  • Includes links and instructions for each step of the activity
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