Exploring Meteorology


Weather impacts everyone, everyday in some way and the meteorologist that study weather patterns are our best source for information. This experiment provides students with the experience of being a meteorologist. It includes studies of pressure changes and creating their own barometer. Studies of wind speed and creating their own anemometer and, the skills to confidently read a weather map. *Bonus* this experiment includes a demonstration of how clouds form by allowing the instructor to form a vapor cloud. Experiment includes enough material for 15 groups of 2 to perform the tasks. The demonstration portion has enough material to perform the demonstration 5 times.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD: Children under 8 years old can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons.  Adult supervision required.  Keep uninflated balloons from children.  Discard broken balloons at once.Kit includes:

10mL Isopropyl Alcohol 99%

15 Test Tubes

15 Cork Stoppers, Small

15 Bottles

60 Cups, 3 oz

30 Cups, 5 oz

15 Stir Sticks

30 Straws

15 Balloons

1 Dispenser

15 Rubber Bands

1 Glass Bottle

15 Practice Weather Maps

15 Push Pins