Monday, May 12, 2014

1st Grade-Week 6 Weather Instruments Part 2

6th Lab Week

Concept: Weather Instruments

Objective: Students will learn how to use an anemometer and a wind sock to measure wind speed and direction.

wind speed
wind sock

Question of the Week: How is temperature and wind speed measured? Video of the Week: Wind and Wind Energy

An anemometer and a wind vane

A wind sock at an airport

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. 

1 comment:

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