Students will undertake a long term project to evaluate the effectiveness of different local forecasters, match the forecast with the actual weather and analyze which forecaster is best.
Students will compare the accuracy of different weather forecasts. Students will compile and analyze their own data gaining a better understanding of the challenges involved in weather forecasting
This activity is designed to make a connection between a group of scientists and the students.
Students will learn that scientists are people too.
The teacher will need to contact a group of scientists to make sure they would like to participate in the project and to explain to them the goals of the
Students use data and pictures of a destroyed wind sensor, to develop a theory of what happened to the station. They then develop a plan to make sure the station is not destroyed again.
Students will be able to use data to develop a reasonable hypothesis.
It would be helpful to give students a