Collecting Data - Mrs. Kerry

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What Is It Like Outside
Target: I can measure and record changes in weather so that I can predict future conditions.
TEKS: 4.8A
Materials:
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Science Journal
Pencil
Tablet or other device that will take photos
Tools for recording conditions, if available:
o Anemometer
o Barometer
o Thermometer
o Rain gauge
DIRECTIONS
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Collect your materials with your group.
Take materials to the outdoor location.
With tablet or other device, take a photo of the clouds that are seen.
In your journal record the following in a table:
a. What time of day is it?
b. What is the temperature?
c. What is the wind speed? If no anemometer choose one of the following descriptive words;
i. No wind, light breeze, moderate wind, windy, very windy/gusts of wind
d. What is the air pressure? If no barometer; skip
e. What does the humidity feel like?
i. Dry, light humidity, heavy humidity/very sticky/, 100% because you see precipitation falling
f. What kind of clouds do you see?
i. Cirrus, Stratus, Cumulous,
ii. Are they white? Grey? Very dark/black?
g. Where is the sun?
i. Sunny- no clouds
ii. partly cloudy- occasionally the sun is covered by a cloud
iii. Cloudy- sun is completely covered by the clouds
POSSIBLE TABLE FOR JOURNAL:
NAME:
Time
Temperature
Wind speed
Air pressure
Humidity
Clouds
Sun
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
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