All weather forecasting begins with observing the current conditions to predict future weather. Close examination of our rooftop weather station brings definition to students’ observations of the day’s weather. A barometer, anemometer, hygrometer, thermometer, rain gauge, wind vane, weather balloons, and satellites are tools used to collect weather and atmospheric data. The effect of geographic features such as mountains, oceans, rivers, and plains are discussed as the students create different storm phenomena in the laboratory. Fog, lightning, thunder, tornadoes and hurricanes educate students as they explore the physical science principles involved in these dangerous weather conditions, including:
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