Concept: Weather Instruments
Objective: Students will learn how to use a thermometer to measure temperature.
Question of the Week: How is temperature and wind speed measured?
BrainPopJr.com Video of the Week: Temperature
|An anemometer and a wind vane|
CA State Science Standards
3a. Students know how to use simple tools (e.g., thermometer, wind vane) to measure weather conditions and record changes from day to day and across the seasons.
3b. Students know that the weather changes from day to day but that trends in temperature or of rain (or snow) tend to be predictable during a season.