In this demo, patrons investigate the source of wind by using a toaster to heat air while they observe its effect on a small aluminum foil kite.
Provides classroom connections, key concepts, connections to science standards, and additional resources.
|Add a Tech Twist||A toaster is required.|
Beaufort Wind Scale
Keeping a Daily Weather Log
It’s Your Planet—Love It!
Tornado in a Bottle
|Originating Source||Lunar and Planetary Institute/National Center for Interactive Learning|
[Suggest a book]
How does the wind blow? by Lawrence F Lowery and Betty Fraser
I face the wind by Vicki Cobb and Julia Gorton