Ace Your Weather Science Project by Robert Gardner

By Robert Gardner

Learn approximately barometers, humidity, snowflakes, and extra with the good climate technological know-how experiments during this ebook. Authors Robert Gardner and Salvatore Tocci advisor readers via their top climate technology experiments utilizing full-color illustrations. Many experiments contain principles for a student's technology reasonable.

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Ace Your Weather Science Project

Find out about barometers, humidity, snowflakes, and extra with the good climate technology experiments during this publication. Authors Robert Gardner and Salvatore Tocci consultant readers via their top climate technological know-how experiments utilizing full-color illustrations. Many experiments comprise principles for a student's technological know-how reasonable.

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Place the filter paper near an open window when it rains. Notice what happens to the color. Use what you learn to make a weather indicator to mount on the outside of your house. That way you will be able to predict the weather for your next family barbecue. 2 Does the Atmosphere Exert Pressure? Materials: an adult hammer small nail empty coffee can with plastic lid masking tape water sink In the 1600s, people used a rather simple device that depended on atmospheric pressure to forecast the weather.

The top of the dial will indicate high pressure, and the bottom will indicate low pressure. You are now set to forecast the weather. As the atmospheric pressure rises, it pushes down on the plastic wrap. This increased pressure causes the straw to pivot upward. A decrease in atmospheric pressure causes the plastic wrap to move upward, allowing the straw to pivot downward. Compare your barometric changes with those of the weather forecaster on the radio, television, or Internet. Did your barometer work?

The higher the atmospheric pressure, the higher the column. A rising barometer is an indication that the weather will be favorable because high pressure is associated with clear skies. On the other hand, a falling barometer indicates that inclement weather is approaching as a low front nears. A low-pressure area will bring with it cloudy and rainy weather. You can build your own barometer. Do not build your barometer during a very high-pressure or low-pressure day. If you are unsure, check a local weather report that morning.

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