20 Weather STEM Activities
Another fascinating subject to study that is truly everywhere all the time is the weather
Weather STEM Activities
Exploring weather phenomena through experiments and other activities can help make the science come alive for students and help them really understand the atmosphere and the weather within it. These 20 weather STEM activities would make a great addition to your own weather study or just for fun!
Make a Thermometer project for kids – super-easy and low-cost.
Learn about convection currents related to the wind with our Convection Currents activity.
Make a Rain Gauge – This yields a very sturdy rain gauge!
Printable rainfall chart – There are so many math lessons in a simple rain chart. Record the rainfall in your area, then compare it to previous year’s data in your area. Or pick any place on the planet and compare the rainfall recorded in that location with the rainfall data recorded on your chart.
Weather-related brochures covering a wide range of topics from Weather.gov
Informational coloring book about storms from the National Weather Service Parents and teachers, this does talk about the severity of storms, so it may be more appropriate for upper elementary grades. Please review first.
All About Snow – how it forms, types of snowflakes, and much more – includes a printable.
Weather Around the World from Mama Smiles
Cloud Simulation from Adventures in Mommydom
What Causes Storms? from Frogs and Fairies
Tornado in a Bottle Science Experiment from Edventures with Kids
What Makes the Wind Blow and Wind Vocabulary from Left Brain Craft Brain
The Science of Condensation and Frost from Schooling a Monkey
Recording and Graphing Weather Resources from Rainy Day Mum
Sunshine and Solar Panels from The Educators’ Spin On It
Tracking and Learning About Temperature from Tree Valley Academy
Water Cycle Science Discovery Bottle from Little Bins for Little Hands
Simple Wind Experiment from Teach Me Mommy
Printable Weather Sorting Game from Simple Fun for Kids
How to Make Lightning from Learn Play Imagine
Cloud in a Jar from Playdough to Plato
Simple Evaporation Experiment from Capri Plus 3
Pudding Cup Anemometer from Parenting Chaos
Make a Hurricane from Inspiration Laboratories
Weather Study Resources From The Homeschool Scientist
Using Clouds To Predict The Weather
Hurricane Lesson Resources And Activities
Weather Science Pinterest Board