Presentation on theme: "Weather Tools Focus Questions: What are the most common weather tools?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Weather Tools Focus Questions: What are the most common weather tools? What do the tool do?How can these tools help us to predict weather?
2 The Most Common Weather Tools Are: Thermometer_________Wind VaneAnemometerBarometerRain Gauge
3 ThermometerA thermometer is a weather tool used to measure the _________.temperature
4 Wind Vane By observing wind vanes, we can know the _____________ direction of the wind.Knowing the direction of the wind is an important part in predicting the weather.
5 Anemometer Wind speed is an important part of weather. An anemometer is a weather tool that measures _____________.wind speed
6 Barometer Barometers are important to measuring _________. air pressureAir pressure can help you predict good or bad weather.
7 Rain Gauge A rain gauge is a weather tool used to _________. collect rainUsing measurements on the side of the rain gauge, you can see how many inches it rained.
8 Turn and Talk Select a question below to discuss with your partner: Do you know of other weather measurement tools?Have you ever used or experimented with one of the tools discussed?What questions do you have about weather measurement tools?
9 Click the movie reel to open a video on Weather Instruments As you watch the short video, take note as to how the measurement tools are used in action.
10 Identification rain gauge barometer thermometer wind vane anemometer Directions: Without using your notes, identify the weather tools you see below.rain gauge______________barometer______________thermometer__________________________________________wind vaneanemometer