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.
Question of the Week: How is temperature and wind speed measured?
BrainPopJr.com 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.