Monday, 22 April 2013

How to Make a Weather Gauge / Barometer

Obviously we would all love to make a traditional barometer / weather gauge but this is more of a specialist craft. The barometers featured here are low-tech and are not visually beautiful, but they will hopefully still help you to determine what to wear before passing through the front door.

Eco-Sensor Activities have devised a sleek looking number that is inexpensive to make.

Jose Pino's gauge is compact and has been proven to work.

How to Make a Simple Weather Barometer by wikiHow

As stated in the title, this is a 'simple' gauge by wikiHow but could be fairly inconspicuous on your hallway table.

 How to Make a Barometer by Tony Alfrey at Sci Experiments

This gauge by Tony Alfrey at Sci Experiments, looks a lot sleeker but is still easily constructed.

How to Make a Barometer (Easy Science Project) by Storm the Castle

Storm the Castle shows how helpful these gauges can be, having reacted, as shown, when Hurricane Irene stormed by.

It has been a long time since I conducted any science experiments, but even I could construct the gauges above!

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