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Learn how air pressure, density, and current affect weather

Learning Objectives

  1. Realize that weather is what is happening in the air around us at any one time. It happens everywhere, all the time and it affects everyone.
  2. Understand how weather is predicted. Before modern technology people looked to nature for clues to changes in weather. Today, meteorologists use high tech equipment such as satellites, ther...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Weather Report: Take the class outside to observe the weather conditions. Have them identify any clouds or precipitation and use a thermometer to measure the temperature. If they are available, try using a barometer and a hygrometer. What do these measurements say about the weather?
  2. Water Cycle: As shown in the vi...

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