Weather Wise

Measuring the Weather

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication
- design, construct, and test a variety of weather instruments
- use appropriate vocabulary, including correct science and technology terminology, in describing their investigations and observations

A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

The following web site describes some of the instruments meteorologists use to collect data about the weather.

http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/webunits/weather/instruments.html

Use the information to complete the chart.

The source of this information is American so you may have to determine the equivalent metric unit to record in the chart.

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