Weather Station

This Weather Station activity & project also includes:

Find out what it is like outside before braving the elements. Teachers follow directions to build a barometer, rain gauge, and anemometer. Class members use the built weather instruments along with a thermometer to record weather conditions in their weather logs. Pupils may collect data for a long period of time to notice patterns and make their own forecasts.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Create the weather station to be used during a unit on weather
  • Research modern weather stations and how they collect data
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires the ability to go outside to gather data
Pros
  • Includes suggestions for recommended reading
  • Contains blackline masters for a protractor and ruler
Cons
  • None