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- Thermometer. Fill a one-liter clear bottle with 8 oz. of water and 8 oz. of rubbing alcohol. Mix in a few drops of food coloring. Seal the neck with clay. Push a straw through the clay and mold it to hold the straw in place just above the water level.
- Rain Gauge. Affix a piece of masking tape from the upper rim to the base of a clear, straight edge jar. Use a ruler to mark off measures in quarter-inches or centimeters on the tape.
- Barometer. Stretch a rubber balloon over the opening of a clear quart jar and secure it with several rubber bands, being careful not to tear or puncture the balloon.
- Anemometer. Insert a new pencil eraser end up into a ball of clay for a weighted base. Staple two equally-sized wide strips of heavy cardboard in a cross shape.
Oct 23, 2014 · Homemade Weather Station Tools. We selected 4 simple weather instruments for our personal weather station: Wind Vane – to measure wind direction. Barometer – to measure atmospheric pressure. Rain Gauge – to measure precipitation. Thermometer – to measure temperature (NOTE – this activity will demonstrate HOW a thermometer works, but ...
Jul 20, 2022 · Year 1 are investigating weather changes in science. They have set up a homemade weather station in the grounds of the forest school. The children made their own weather vane and rain gauge. They are taking readings from a thermometer too. #science pic.twitter.com/Xg4Q5k47yj — Haddon Dene School (@HaddonDene) November 26, 2019
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Nov 03, 2021 · How do you make a simple weather station? Have an adult punch a hole in the side of the bottle about an inch from the bottom. ... Cut the tips off the shoestring. ... Cut a small piece of packing tape. ... Push the shoelace through the hole. ... Wait five to 10 minutes, and read both thermometers. ...