Rain, Wind, & Seasons Oh My!

Rain, Wind, & Seasons, Oh My! Fun Facts

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.

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