Individual Challenge OR Group Challenge
*Complete one (1) activity Attend, participate, and complete
*Answer one (1) research question activities during the STEM Saturday
on November 22, 2014
When you turn in your completed assignment, you will receive a certificate, prize, and
badge. You will be recognized on June 5, 2015 at the End of Grade Awards Ceremony.
Individual Challenge - Activity: Complete one activity. Record your results. Write about what
*Use the cloud wheel. Identify cloud shapes in the sky. Draw your favorite shaped cloud and turn it in. Example at: http://www.rmets.org/weather-and-climate/resources/cloudwheel-cloud-identification
*Weather forecasting with pine cones. What happens to pine cones when it rains? What happens to pine cones when it is sunny?
*Complete one science experiment. Our Pinterest page has many of these experiments: https://www.pinterest.com/kingswoodpta3/
- Frost on a can, fog in a bottle, or cloud in a jar
- Creating a hurricane, tornado, rainbow, snow, or rain fall.
*Construct a weather tracking device. Test out your weather tracking device and record your results.
Pick one: Anemometer, weather vane, barometer, or rain gauge
*Keep track of two meteorologists and their forecasts for one week (TV, radio, Internet, or
newspaper). Which meteorologist was more accurate?
Individual Challenge - Research: Answer one question within your grade level.
3rd-5th grade students are expected to use complete sentences and/or detailed paragraphs.
Pre-K - 2nd: Look at the weather radar at www.weather.com
What color represents rain? Snow? Sleet? Hail?3rd - 5th: Look at the weather radar at www.weather.com There are different colors to represent different types of rainfall. List what types of rainfall is associated with light green, dark green, yellow, orange, red, and pink.