Build Your Own Weather Instruments

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR DIY WEATHER INSTRUMENTS IN VIRGINIA FIELD TRIP MAGAZINES
(.pdf files to download)

 

Make a Simple Rain Gauge (Fall 2016 issue) 

Make a Rain Gauge - download pdf

 

Make a Thermometer to Measure the Temperature (Spring 2016 issue)

Make a Thermometer - download pdf

 

Build a Barometer to Measure Atmospheric Pressure (Fall 2015 issue)

Build a Barometer - download pdf

 

Build an Anemometer to Measure Wind Speed (Homeschool 2015-16 issue)

Wind Speed Gauge pg 1- download pdf

Wind Speed Gauge pg 2 - download pdf

 

Use a Pine Cone as a Hygrometer (Spring 2015 issue)

Pine Cone Hygrometer - download pdf

 

Tell the Temperature by the Chirps of a Cricket (Fall 2014 issue)

Cricket Thermometer - download pdf

 

Predict the Weather with Coffee, Tea or Cocoa (Fall 2014 issue)

Coffee Cup Barometer - download pdf