"Franklin's" Forecaster Kit

Bar Code: 1328

Description: This kit teaches students how to record daily weather observations on a chart and how to describe weather conditions from day to day in comparative terms. The kit includes basic weather measuring instruments. (i.e. barometer, thermometer, rain gauge, etc.)

Inventory:

1 container of materials

  1. Cotton balls (130)
  2. Crayons (16)
  3. White glue 1-1/4 oz.
  4. Construction paper (50)
  5. Pipe cleaners 12" (30)
  6. Rubber band #33 1 oz.
  7. Stars 1/2" (500)
  8. Stirrer stick
  9. Styrofoam 3.75x.75x5"
  10. Masking tape 3/4x60 yd
  11. Transparent tape roll
  12. Balsa wood sticks 12x1/2x1/4" w/hole
  13. "The Many Lives of Ben Franklin" book
  14. Clear plastic bottle 16 oz.
  15. Metal can 250 ml w/o lid
  16. Polytop cap w/spigot for bottle
  17. Muslin cloth 10x36"
  18. Netting cloth 10x36"
  19. Wool cloth 12x24"
  20. Cloud chart
  21. Aluminum foil pan 31x22x3cm
  22. Nickel plated scissors 100 mm
  23. White cotton shoelace
  24. Metal thermometer form -10 to 230 F
  25. Teacher's guide
  26. Tissue Paper Pkg/20 asst. colors

To Traveling Demonstrations Page

To RPSEC Home Page


Johnh@aiken.sc.edu

URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/franklins_forecaster.html (May 1999)


Copyright © 2001 by the Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina.

Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
803-648-6851