Young Meteorologist Requirement #8: Watch TV or online weather forecast for a week. Make a table of the weather forecasted and what the actual weather turned out to be. Was the weather person always able to forecast the coming conditions.
I would use this as an intro to the integrated math lessons planned for our unit where we have students calculate the difference in temperature using a thermometer, use tools to measure and record amounts of rainfall over a period of two weeks, and measure and compare the wind speeds of different days through the use of a wind vane.
Here’s how to make a really simple rain gauge using recycled materials, for some rainy day fun! There are plenty of opportunities for learning about measuring, number recognition, capacity and weather along the way too! We have had the most incredible, persistent rainfall for the past 10 days here in the Southern UK, and it...Read More »