Weather

Bar Code: 2300



Descprition: Weather introduces students to the concept of weather and how it affects their lives. Using a variety of tools, students observe, discuss, measure, and record data on cloud cover, precipitation, wind,and temperature. They learn how to read a thermometer and construct a raingauge to measure precipitation. They also study cloud formations and usea windscale to estimate the speed of wind. To apply their new skills andknowledge,students compare their own weather predictions with an actualweather forecastanduse the weather data they have collected to form generalizationsabouttheweather in their own locale.

Inventory:

1. Teacher's guide
2. Post-it-notes 3x3" & 3x5"
3. Weather calendars (3)
4. Large graph paper (3 sheets)
5. Weather stamps (11)
5. Date stamp
6. Stamp pad
7. Pack of 31 4x6" fabric
8. Pack of 31 2x7" tagboard
9. Poster board 11.5x29"
10. Plastic cup 4oz (10)
11. Shoelaces (31)
12. White shoelace 142cm
13. Thermometer 8" Fahrenheit (31)
14. Model Fahrenheit thermometer 8" (31)
15. Plastic cups 16oz (31)
16. Clear packing tape 2"
17. Aluminum pie tins 8" (8)
18. Nylon fabric 6x6" (8)
19. Cotton fabric 6x6" (8)
20. Cotton/poly fabric 6x6" (8)
21. Wool fabric 6x6" (8)
22. Cotton balls (600)
23. Plastic cups 10oz (30)
24. Cloud photograph set
25. Rubber bands (30)
26. Red marker
27. Clear tape .5"
28. Black construction paper
29. White const. paper
30. Blue const. paper
31. Plastic pail 1 gal
32. Red crayons (31)
33. Hole punch
 



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URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/STC/weather.html (2002)


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