Why is snow white as it falls from the sky, but rain has no color? Why does fog look grey and feel wet? Why do we wear coats and gloves in the winter and shorts and hats in the summer? Use your science inquiry skills to answer these questions and more. This section features videos and interactives that support the Weather and Gear backpack family activities.
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In this activity, your child will build a thermometer to show when the temperature is warmer or cooler.
See the wind at work! Make a pinwheel and explore the wind’s wind-erful power!
Play with shadows; control the weather; and send objects down a ramp.
Help Gerald match snowflakes.
Learn to measure the temperature of hot and cold items and make predictions.
Play memory with the water matching cards.
Abby teaches kids about weather. Kids learn to observe and evaluate the weather.