Experiments

Experiments, demonstrations and DIY weather instruments to bring weather teaching to life


Learn about how pressure affects the boiling point of water.
Topics: Air Pressure
The dew point is the temperature at which, with a given amount of water vapour in the air, water vapour will condense to form
Topics: Atmosphere
We get different sorts of weather because of the way warm air and cold air move around us in the atmosphere.
Topics: Atmosphere
Make your own Galileo Thermometer. This is a very tricky experiment to get right.
Topics: Atmosphere
How reflective is that surface? Learn about albedo The albedo is a measure of the proportion of electromagnetic radiation that is reflected by a
Topics: Atmosphere
Hot air rises! Learn about convection.
Topics: Atmosphere
There are several ways to demonstrate the greenhouse effect in the classroom
Topics: Atmosphere
Clouds in the real world form in warm, moist air. You can make something similar happen using things you can find around your home.
Topics: Clouds
Make your own Cloud in a Bottle To see how clouds form Equipment A one litre plastic water bottle (with a lid) Warm water
Topics: Clouds
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