Making weather observations and using weather and climate data in schools

Thermometers are kept in special boxes (Stevenson screen) to protect them from sunshine, wind and the surroundings. You can make your own special box.
Topics: Instruments
Make a sundial A sundial used to be used to tell the time. The sun makes a shadow on the dial…
Topics: Instruments
Automatic Weather Stations An automatic weather station usually consists of a number of outdoor weather sensors which communicate with a display unit indoors, which
Topics: Instruments, Observations and Data
Beaufort wind scale for land areas Make your observations in an open location, e.g. school field. Use the scale below to estimate wind speed.
Topics: Fieldwork in Geography, Observations and Data