Watching weather doesn’t have to be left to storm spotting by parents.
Teach a little science and help your scout feel more weather-wise with these great activities:
2. Rainy spring? Build a rain gauge.
6. Learn how to use weather radios and do emergency preparedness activities.
7. Older scouts (older Cadettes, Seniors or Ambassadors) may enjoy attending a free storm spotting class from the National Weather Service. Contact the NWS in your city to see if staff offer these springtime seasons.
8. Talk to a weatherman! Whether it’s visiting your local TV station for a tour or inviting an independent weather professional to your troop meeting or for a Twitter chat, it’s a great way to get a better appreciation for the science of weather.
And…just for fun (and you gotta eat!) Make some snow ice cream!
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