Weather Station

Eli Whitney Museum

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For School Groups


Nearly everything we do is affected by the weather. So weather forcasting is a special science. To create a weather broadcast however, you need to gather data and interpret the meanings. Our Weather Station measures 1) temperature, 2) wind direction 3) wind speed 4) rainfall and describes cloud formations.

Meets Connecticut Science Standards

  • 6.3: Variations in the amount of the sun’s energy hitting the Earth’s surface affect daily and seasonal weather patterns.

Meets Common Core Standards

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