Borrow Weather Instruments

Schools, teachers and Society members in the UK can borrow instruments such as anemometers, thermometers, rain gauges, infrared thermometers and Kestrel weather stations from the Society. We are also able to lend Kestrel weather stations to students carrying out independent investigations at A Level. We are very grateful to PCE instruments and Richard Paul Russell…

Projects

Weather Projects Weather Station Automatic Weather Station Barometer Temperature Wind Rain and Evaporation Humidity Ideas and lesson plans to enhance the learning and teaching of weather studies in schools. By Dr Geoff Jenkins Introduction It goes without saying that projects based on the weather must teach the student something about the weather. Otherwise, they are…

Weather Stations

Automatic Weather Stations An automatic weather station usually consists of a number of outdoor weather sensors which communicate with a display unit indoors, which can in turn often be linked into a PC to store and display data. The link between the instruments outdoors and the display inside can be wireless, although the range will be…

Observations and Data

Weather and climate data and resources to support schools making their own observations. borrow an instrument Top 10 ideas for weather fieldwork Automatic weather stations Weather Observations Website (WOW) Met Office data (past UK) Cloud Wheel cloud key Does rain come from dark clouds? NCAR Cloud viewer Cloud Puzzle Guide to launching weather balloons Weather…

Key Stage 4

Resources for 14-16 Year Old Students Other recommended resources: A wide range of animations from the Met Office suitable for geography and science topics. Resources looking at change of state, latent heat, data handling and the Electromagnetic Spectrum from the NCAS/ DIAMET project. An excellent GA resource investigating weather conditions needed for the various Olympic…

CloudWheel Cutout

We have made a cloud wheel that can be cut out and used to identify clouds with children.  Simply download the pdf, cut out the two circles, fasten together with a split pin, available from any stationer, and use to identify clouds. Download Cloudwheel >> Or, if you need a simpler version, use our Cloud…