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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

How's the Weather?

Fun Forces
Summary
Students will make their own weather station, consisting of several home-made versions of real weather measurement equipment and use that equipment to make observations about the local weather.
Overview
Topic: Weather
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of the different tools used to measure meteorological properties.
  • An exploration of the effect that meteorological variables can have on the comfort of people.
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of how meteorologists observe and analyze the weather.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 4 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

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