Barometers are great tools to teach students about air pressure. This science experiment uses everyday household objects, and can be done very easily at school, or assigned as a home project.
Fun Activities & Crafts for Grade School
Hands-on, engaged learning through activities and fun crafts is a staple of grade school classrooms everywhere. This age-appropriate collection of fun ideas, written and vetted by teachers and education professionals, spans the entire school year, including summer. You’ll find activities, games and crafts for kindergarten (and Pre-K) through fifth grade including seasonal and holiday-themed crafts, indoor and outdoor games and activities, classroom decorating ideas, gift ideas and more. In addition to being fun, these educational ideas are always focused on learning too, but don’t tell the kids, as they will be enjoying these creative teaching moments so much, they may not even notice!
This anemometer experiment will not provide actual wind speeds, but rather, uses the concept of rotational measurements to provide understanding into how we measure wind strength.