Reflection: Real World Applications Feel The Wind. Know Its Strength. - Section 4: Explore

 

Nothing is more satisfying than seeing students learn by trial and error. I wasn't sure at first if letting my students try to figure out how the anemometer would work was a good idea, since they had to persevere in order to have a working anemometer, however, I was not disappointed. Just as engineers, time and time again they revised their design until they got it to work.

  Letting students explore different possibilities makes for a lasting lesson.
  Real World Applications: Letting students explore different possibilities makes for a lasting lesson.
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Feel The Wind. Know Its Strength.

Unit 6: Weather Instruments
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: Design an anemometer that can measure wind speed.

Big Idea: Meteorologists use weather instruments to observe and document weather patterns leading to more accurate forecasts.

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