weather report

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Description


the website fun science helps alot with this and then either in teams with an adult if you have enough help split into 4 groups and each group to make one of the activities a rain gauge, barometer, weather vane, anemometer or over 4 weeks
then make a large graphed chart to record the weather over the week and smaller versions to take home and bring back

Resources

•An icecream container lid (or an old food container lid)
•Scissors or a craft knife (be careful and use adult help when necessary)
•A marker (felt pen)
•A skewer
•A pin
•Paper cups
•A skewer (or something similar to poke holes)
•Straws
•Tape
•A balloon
•A jar
•A rubber band
•A straw
•A piece of card
•A plastic (soft drink) bottle
•Some stones or pebbles
•A ruler

Instructions

follow the instructions on http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/projects/windspeed.html for the anemometer
follow the instructions on http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/projects/windvane.html for the weather vane
follow the instructions on http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/projects/barometer.html for the barometer
follow the instructions on http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/projects/raingauge.html for the rain gauge

Tags

  • weather
  • weather forecast
  • weather record

Badge Links

  • Creative - Mechanism
  • Experiment - Explain
  • Experiment - Investigate
  • Experiment - Predict
  • Outdoor - Activity