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DIY Weather Vane


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DIY Weather Vane

In this activity, learners will engineer their own weather vane. This activity includes step-by-step instructions with pictures and a "What's Happening?" section explaining how the activity worked.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Clay or Play Dough
  • Cardboard Square
  • Pencil
  • Pin or Paperclip
  • Straw
  • Scissors
  • Construction Paper
  • Coloring Supplies
  • Compass (optional)

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth Processes
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
  • Physical Sciences
    • Energy

Informal Categories


  • Model Building
  • Nature and Environment
  • Outdoor Activity

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