Meteorology

Bar Code: 1258

Description: The activities in this kit reinforce basic concepts in the study of weather. Students learn about uneven heating of the earth, changing air pressure, the recycling of water in all its forms and cloud formation. Students will be able to build weather instruments and use them to further their understanding of weather predictions.

Inventory:

1 container of materials

  1. Round balloons (5)
  2. Styrofoam bowl
  3. ruled index cards (100)
  4. white chalk (12)
  5. green clay stick
  6. Styrofoam cup
  7. plastic glove
  8. white glue
  9. paper clips (100)
  10. black construction paper (15)
  11. white construction paper (50)
  12. plastic pushpins (5)
  13. rubber bands
  14. white shoelace
  15. wooden splints (25)
  16. stirrer sticks (50)
  17. plastic straws (50)
  18. masking tape
  19. vermiculite planting medium (3/4 lb.)
  20. aneroid barometer
  21. wide mouth glass jar (4 oz.) V. cap for 4 oz. jar
  22. standard lamp (90 W)
  23. light socket
  24. weighing pans
  25. thermometer
  26. plastic tube
  27. teacher's guide
To Traveling Demonstrations Page
To RPSEC Home Page

HarrietH@usca.edu

URL: http://rpsec.usca.edu/TravelingScience/meteorology.html (December, 2002)


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Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
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Aiken, SC 29801
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