If you completed the workbook, you may upload the file below and do not need to fill out the requirements below. If you do not submit the workbook, you can complete the questions below for requirements you did not complete during class.
9. Do ONE of the following:
(a) Make one of the following instruments: wind vane, anemometer, raingauge, hygrometer. Keep a daily weather log for one week using informationfrom this instrument as well as from other sources such as local radio andtelevision stations, NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards, and internet sources(with your parent’s permission). Record the following information at the sametime every day: wind direction and speed, temperature, precipitation, andtypes of clouds. Be sure to make a note of any morning dew or frost. In thelog, also list the weather forecasts from radio or television at the same timeeach day and show how the weather really turned out.
(b) Visit a National Weather Service office or talk with a local radio or televisionweathercaster, private meteorologist, local agricultural extension service officer,or university meteorology instructor. Find out what type of weather is mostdangerous or damaging to your community. Determine how severe weatherand flood warnings reach the homes in your community.
10. Give a talk of at least five minutes to a group (such as your unit or a CubScout pack) explaining the outdoor safety rules in the event of lightning,flash floods, and tornadoes. Before your talk, share your outline with yourcounselor for approval.