BC: Created by Shirkia Spearman EDUC 421 Spring 2014
FC: How is weather predicted?
1: S4E4. Students will analyze weather charts/ maps and collect data to predict weather events and infer patterns and seasonal changes a. Identify weather instruments and explain how each is used in gathering weather data and making forecasts (thermometer, rain gauge, barometer, wind vane, anemometer) | Standards
2: Table of Contents | Thermometer...........page 4-5 Rain gauge...........page 6-7 Barometer..........page 8-9 Wind vane...........page 10-11 Anemometer...........page 12-13
3: Authors Message | This book is designed to help students identify objects used to measure the weather.
4: What is a thermometer? | A thermometer is a measuring instrument used to measure temperature.
5: How does a thermometer look?
6: What is a rain gauge? | A rain gauge is designed to gather and measure the amount of precipitation over a period of time.
7: How does a Rain gauge look?
8: What is a barometer? | A barometer is used to measure atmospheric pressure also known as air pressure.
9: How does a barometer look?
10: What is a wind vane? | A wind vane is used to determine the direction in which the wind is blowing.
11: How does a wind vane look?
12: What is a anemometer? | An anemometer is a device used for measuring wind speed.
13: How does an anemometer look?