Weather Tool

Research Resources

Wind/Weather Vane

introduction and definition (video)

http://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-a-wind-vane-definition-uses-facts.html 

how can you make one? (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TD0_06tDwkg 

weather (article)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar832170 

Rain Gauge

how to use a rain gauge (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLRAsAo5l0o 

how rain forms (article)

http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/400161 

weather (article)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar832170 


Thermometer

temperature (article with diagram)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar831460 

thermometer (article)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar831476 

weather (article)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar832170 


Barometer

What is air pressure and how is it measured? (article with diagram)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar830367 

What does a barometer do? (article)

http://www.acurite.com/barometric-pressure 

weather (article)

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar832170 


Weather Tool Presentation Rubric

Product Type (circle one): poster, comic, video, _______

Name of weather tool and what it is used for

2- name of tool spelled correctly and its use(s) are stated

1- name of tool is spelled correctly, but the use is not stated

0 - tool is not stated and neither is its use

Guide of how to use the tool

2 - a step by step guide of how to use the tool is provided in 4-5  complete steps and sentences

1 -  a guide is provided in 2-3 complete sentences, but not using steps

0 - no guide is provided

Pictures

2 - one picture and one diagram

1 - one picture

0 - no pictures or diagrams

Neatness & Color

2 - beautiful and very neat

1 - some color and still needs to work on neatness

0 - no color

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