Students use a UV meter to monitor UV over a period of several hours and correlate it to atmospheric conditions. After collecting data, students will create a graph and also compare their data to the day's UV index forecast.
Students make a wind streamer for use as a wind vane to discover from which direction the wind is blowing.
Students practice the technique of drawing isobars, first by completing a sample and then by analyzing a full map.
Students assess their understanding of pressure systems and the associated weather conditions that may result.
This resource describes ultraviolet radiation and its effects on the earth and human health.
Students design an experiment to determine how the energy from the sun heats water and land differently.
These are the student instructions for the activity "What a Wacky Winter!" In this activity students design an experiment to determine how the energy from the sun heats water and land differently.
These are the student instructions for the activity "Lights, Camera, Weather, Action!" In this activity students transcribe local weather data, including cold and warm fronts, onto the Sky Watchers Weather map and identify three areas of changing weather conditions.
Students measure the ground-level ozone in their area and examine the trend over a specific length of time.