Weather Man

Eli Whitney Museum

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For School Groups

Description

It doesn't take a weatherman to know which way the wind blows…to paraphrase a favorite songwriter, but it does take some learning and some practice to understand the 4 cardinal directions, N, E, S,W and how the direction of the wind affects our weather.

Weather affects everything we do. Build a weather man with a wind vane at his back. When the wind turns him on his spinning base, look at the compass you've embedded and know which direction the wind is coming from. Learn to look at clouds and cloud patterns. What do they mean?

Meets Connecticut Science Standards

  • K.3: Weather conditions vary daily and seasonally.

Meets Common Core Standards


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