MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

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12. Weather

Beginner Level

  • Learn about our atmosphere and how it contributes to weather conditions.
  • Learn about atmospheric pressure and the difference between a high and low pressure system.
  • What is a barometer? How is wind formed? Research air masses and fronts and how they contribute to weather formation.

Intermediate Level

  • Learn about clouds and how they are formed.
  • There are many ways that clouds are classified. Learn the different methods of classification and start classifying the clouds you see day to day.
  • Predict what kind of weather you can expect, using your newfound knowledge about cloud formations.

Expert Level

  • Keep a detailed chart of the weather in your area for one month. Include information about temperature, moisture, wind, clouds, and other conditions, and note changes throughout the day.

January, 2013 Edition