There are different words to describe the different strengths of wind, like breeze, gale and storm.

# Seasons And Weather - Recording The Weather

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Science for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with Seasons and the Weather.

You have studied the weather at school. You may have kept a weather diary and seen how it changes from season to season. In a weather diary you observe, measure and record what the weather was like. You may have taken the temperature. You may have observed which way the wind was blowing. You may have measured how much rain had fallen. This quiz is all about recording the weather.

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1. This is at an airport. What does it do?
It is a windsock
2. Scientists measure how strong the wind is. Natasha recorded how strong the wind was every day. She wrote down: None, Breeze, Windy, Gale, or Storm. Which is the strongest wind?
Breeze is a light wind
3. On top of Natasha’s school is a weather vane. What does a weather vane do?
Have you seen a weather vane?
4. Danny is keeping a weather diary. He writes down every day that it is wet. Which of these is NOT a wet day?
Which of these days would you like best?
5. Danny checks the rain-gauge at school every day. He writes down how much water is in the rain-gauge. What must he do then?
Danny needs to tip the water out so he can measure it again the next day
6. Danny writes his results in a _____.
Danny fills in his table of results every day
7. Olivia is keeping a weather diary. Every day at 11 o’clock in the morning, Olivia looks out of the window. If she can see the Sun, she ticks a box. If the Sun is not out, she puts a cross in the box.

In September, Olivia recorded 15 ticks and 15 crosses.

What has Olivia found out?
Why did Olivia always look outside at the same time every day? - So it was fair
8. There is a sundial at Carla’s school. The Sun casts a shadow on the sundial. As the Sun moves across the sky...
Sundials only work when the Sun is out
9. Robert is keeping a weather diary. Robert takes the temperature outside every day at 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Why does Robert always take the temperature at the same time every day?
What does Robert use to take the temperature? - A thermometer
10. These children have been keeping a weather diary. They record their results on a ________. They use the ________ to make a chart of their results.
Can you make charts on a computer?

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