How To Make a Weather Station

Watch the video above to find out how to make a weather station with Laura from our Outdoor Learning team.

What you will need:

  • Scissors
  • Marker pen
  • Cardboard
  • Pencil with an eraser
  • Long drawing pin
  • Drinking straw
  • Plasticine/modelling clay/blu-tack or similar
  • An empty plastic bottle (2 litre fizzy drink bottle would be ideal)
  • Jelly (3 or 4 cubes made up as directed)
  • Sticky tape (not essential)
  • Stick/cane
  • Carrier bag cut into strips/ribbon
  • Compass (you could use Google Earth to work out the orientation if you don’t have a compass)
  • Thermometer if available

Download the guide below for full instructions.

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