Gr. 9; Gr. 10; Gr. 11; Gr. 12; Gr. Secondary
Activities and Labs
Environmental science--Experiments; Ecology--Experiments; Atmospheric physics--Experiments;
• The student will construct an anemometer and calculate the wind speed.
• The student will examine a weather map to determine wind speed and wind direction using the weather station model.
National Science Standards: All students should develop an understanding of:abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry, properties of objects and materials, position and motion of objects, properties of earth materials, and changes in earth and sky.
Department of Earth Science
STORM Project - Science Center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on Meteorology
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STORM Project, "How Fast Does the Wind Blow?" (2007). Open Educational Resources. 28.