ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 5
Grade 5

Earth and Space Systems

Weather or not to Dig

Description of the task:
Students are asked to design and build a weather instrument for an excavation site at an ancient ruin. This must include a combination of weather instruments in its design e.g., rain gauge with weather vane and thermometer included. They are given a two-week weather chart from the area in which the ancient ruin is located and are asked to predict the weather for the archaeologists.


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