Weather Ideas for elementary students:
1. Make a list of some reasons why we need the weather forecast.

Go here to get instructions how to make a rain gauge, a barometer, and a weather observation chart.  Make the instruments and use them to observe the weather.

3.  Look at a videotape of your favorite television weather forecaster.  Notice the tools he or she uses and the kind of information given. Where do you think that information comes from?

4. Make a list of people whose job depends on the weather.   Explain why weather is important to their jobs.

5. Keep a record of weather conditions for a month.  At the end of the month compare the results.  What kind of weather happened the most?  The least?  How does the current month compare to the last?

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