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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

How's the Weather?

Fun Forces
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.
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.
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.



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