title sign that says weather tools


picture of weather logo







Learning About Weather Instruments!

GPS = S4E4. Students will: a. Identify weather instruments and explain how each is used in gathering weather data and making forecasts (thermometer, rain gauge, barometer, wind vane, anemometer).


Directions for Students

This website is designed for you to use to learn about the various instruments that are used to collect data on and predict the weather. Each weather tool has its own page.

Click on the links on the left to take you to those pages.

On these pages you will learn something about the uses and the history of each weather instrument.

Be sure to click on the links to find more information.

You will find fun links to experiments and learn how you can make each of these types of tools.

Click on each side of the photo or use the "handle" to change the weather!

Don't you wish it was that easy to change rainy days to sunny days!