What is a good lesson without a few random, may-never-use-again but totally interesting facts! A few fun facts about weather, here we go!
- By counting a cricket’s chirps, you can tell the temperature
- Whenever there is a volcanic eruption, lightning will often follow it
- Fire whirls are tornadoes made of fire that are caused by wildfires
- The first weather measuring device was a rain gauge, ancient Greeks and Indians used them
- In order to plan seasonal crop activities, weather forecasts were created
- There are some frogs that get noisier right before it rains
- A falling raindrop can hit you as fast as 18 mph.
This list is part of Rain, Wind, & Seasons, Oh My! [Unit 8]. Jump over to the unit main page to see all lessons and activities.