How we measure weather  Lesson of the Day December 27th 2011
MeteorologistA meteorologist is a person who studies weatheron a day to day bases. When you watch the newsthese are the we...
Weather Maps                      Temperature mapCloud map            Precipitation
Tools of the trade
ThermometerA thermometer is the        Temperature is the        measure of how hot        and cold it is.        Temperat...
AnemometerThe weather instrument    whichmeasures the speed (and
Wind VaneThe weather instrument whichmeasures the direction of the wind.Measures incardinal directions-north, east, southa...
HydrometerWeather instrument which measureshow much water vapor, humidity,(evaporated water) is in the air.              H...
BarometerWeather instrument which measuresthe amount of air pressure in a givenarea. The higher the number thehigher the a...
Rain GaugeWeather instrument which measuresthe amount of rain or precipitationthat falls to the ground in a givenarea.
Your question....  Why is it important for us to understand theweather that occurs around us? How do you and   your family...
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  • Lotd measuring weather

    1. 1. How we measure weather Lesson of the Day December 27th 2011
    2. 2. MeteorologistA meteorologist is a person who studies weatheron a day to day bases. When you watch the newsthese are the weather people who tell us what the weather is going to be like.
    3. 3. Weather Maps Temperature mapCloud map Precipitation
    4. 4. Tools of the trade
    5. 5. ThermometerA thermometer is the Temperature is the measure of how hot and cold it is. Temperature is measured in the united state in
    6. 6. AnemometerThe weather instrument whichmeasures the speed (and
    7. 7. Wind VaneThe weather instrument whichmeasures the direction of the wind.Measures incardinal directions-north, east, southand west
    8. 8. HydrometerWeather instrument which measureshow much water vapor, humidity,(evaporated water) is in the air. Humidity is the weather term which describes the water vapor in the air. The higher the humidity the higher the amount of water vapor found in the air.
    9. 9. BarometerWeather instrument which measuresthe amount of air pressure in a givenarea. The higher the number thehigher the air pressure. Measured in millibars
    10. 10. Rain GaugeWeather instrument which measuresthe amount of rain or precipitationthat falls to the ground in a givenarea.
    11. 11. Your question.... Why is it important for us to understand theweather that occurs around us? How do you and your family use the information given by meteorologists day to day?

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