How can you measure rainfall?

In this lesson, we are going to be answering the question, how can you measure rainfall? We will be finding out what a liquid is and observing some examples. We will then be moving on to making our own rain gauge to measure the amount of rainfall we have during 1 week.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which months are usually in winter?

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Q2.When looking at these trees, which season do you think it is?

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Q3.Which months are usually in the summer?

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Q4.When looking at these trees, which season do you think it is?

4/4

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which months are usually in winter?

1/4

Q2.When looking at these trees, which season do you think it is?

2/4

Q3.Which months are usually in the summer?

3/4

Q4.When looking at these trees, which season do you think it is?

4/4

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

How can you measure rainfall?

You have done an amazing job analysing the weather today. Let's retrieve knowledge from your wonderful brain and see how much you have learned!

Q1.What is a liquid?

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Q2.Tick all the examples of liquid. HINT: there are 5!

Select five (5) boxes

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Q3.Do all trees blossom during the spring time?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can you measure rainfall?

You have done an amazing job analysing the weather today. Let's retrieve knowledge from your wonderful brain and see how much you have learned!

Q1.What is a liquid?

1/3

Q2.Tick all the examples of liquid. HINT: there are 5!

Select five (5) boxes

2/3

Q3.Do all trees blossom during the spring time?

3/3

Lesson summary: How can you measure rainfall?

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