Barometer Reads atmospheric pressure What can you tell about the weather from this barometer? Photo taken from: http://nwhog.wordpress.com/2009/06/22/harley-nurses-a-flat-tire/
Thermometer Reads the temperature Why is this important? Photo taken from: http://sultanofsnow.wordpress.com/2009/04/17/%E2%80%9Cweather%E2%80%9 D-continues-and-%E2%80%9Csuffering%E2%80%9D-16th-april-2009/
Sling Psychrometer Photo taken from: http://www.usatoday.com/weather/wsling.htm
Hair Hygrometer Photo taken from: http://www.icrisat.org/vasat/learning_resources/weather/html/m3l2/resources/2 189.html
Weather Balloons This is what we will be doing with the AnaSonde! Reads atmospheric data that it sends back down to us Used to create weather maps Photo taken by Anasphere.
Satellites Also used to create weather maps. Send back pictures of air masses and the movement of the masses. Allows meteorologists to predict weather over the long term more accurately. Photo taken from: http://wattsupwiththat.com/2008/03/page/2/
Weather Maps Why are these useful? Photo taken from: http://www.dailygalaxy.com/photos/uncategorized/shutterstock_403008.jpg