5th Grade Ch 8 Lesson 4 How Are Weather Forecasts Made

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5th Grade Ch 8 Lesson 4 How Are Weather Forecasts Made

  1. 1. Ch. 8 Lesson 4 How are weather forecasts made? http://www.weather.com/
  2. 2. Weather tool What it measures
  3. 3. barometer <ul><li>air pressure </li></ul>
  4. 4. wind vane <ul><li>tells what direction wind is coming from </li></ul>
  5. 5. anemometer <ul><li>wind speed </li></ul>
  6. 6. hygrometer <ul><li>moisture in air (humidity) </li></ul>
  7. 7. rain gauge <ul><li>measures how much rain or snow has fallen </li></ul>
  8. 8. radar <ul><li>winds & precipitation in storm </li></ul><ul><li>show direction & speed of storm </li></ul>
  9. 9. H= high pressure L= low pressure
  10. 10. measuring weather conditions http://www.weather.gov/ instrument Tue Wed Thu wind direction wind vane temperature thermometer air pressure barometer humidity hygrometer

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