How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
Weather is a common part of the second grade curriculm, and of any second grader’s life, too! Here’s a real-life science activity that explores wind speed. Your child can use it to learn about big winds that make the news, like those in hurricanes, or to become familiar with the concept behind wind power.
What You Need:
- Modified “Beaufort Scale” chart—see below
- Lightweight scarf or handkerchief
- Taper candle and matches
- Curious first grader
- Download Chart