Do any FIVE of the following:
Explain how modern weather forecasting is done and list some of the equipment which is used to meteorologists.
Make a simple barometer. Use it to measure the atmospheric pressure at the same time each day for 21 days. Record and plot the daily pressure.
Using a weather map as an aid explain the meaning of isobar, high and low pressure and wind velocity.
Build a weather vane. Record the wind direction daily at the same time each day for 21 days. Keep a record of the weather during this period.
Explain 3 ways that people use to make predictions about the weather without using scientific equipment.
Keep a sequence of weather satellite pictures that have been reproduced in a newspaper or on the Internet showing the movement of a cyclone or rain depression and discuss these.
Draw a picture of a weather beacon and explain how it indicates the state of weather.
Research weather records for your area and find out the wettest and driest months and the hottest and coldest temperatures recorded and when they happened.