Recommended for High School.
Weather is simply what is happening in the atmosphere at a particular place at a particular moment. Climate, on the other hand, is the average weather in an area over a long period of time. In this experiment, you will make weather measurements and investigate factors that influence weather and climate.
In the Preliminary Activity, you will gain experience measuring temperature, relative humidity, UV radiation.
After completing the Preliminary Activity, you will first use reference sources to find out more about weather before you choose and investigate a researchable question.
Sensors and Equipment
This investigation features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.
You may also need an interface and software for data collection. What do I need for data collection?
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