Posts Tagged ‘weather’



A Scientists Week at HTHT

Hello scientists, this is Meteor Martin and I am going to discuss our lessons for the week of Nov. 5th, 2018.  First, we had Kindergartner’s work on Weather Wizards.  Next some 3rd graders loved The Body Shop and finally we studied ecosystems with 5th graders and went on an Eco Safari.   For Weather Wizards, […]

Brrr…..it’s cold outside!

With winter weather in full swing, we have heard a lot about the “wind chill factor”. What exactly is wind chill and how do you “factor” it in to the temperature? In basic terms, windchill is the temperature a person feels because of the wind. The movement of air increases heat loss by convection – similar to […]

Weather Fun!

Now that cold weather has arrived Brad Vereen of High Touch High Tech of the Bay Area, California (http://www.sciencemadefunsfba.net/) has suggested a fun weather experiment you can try at home. Supplies Needed: Baby food jar Alka-seltzer tablet Pastina (can substitute instant mashed potato flakes) Water Experiment: Weather Jar 1. Fill the jar with water about […]

‘Fun’omena

On November 10, High Touch High Tech of Boston visited Plympton Elementary School in Waltham, MA. The 4th graders were engaged for 90 minutes of hands on science experiments with Rocket Ryan as they participated in the action packed program ‘Fun’omena. Students learned about weather phenomena as they erupted volcanoes, simulated earthquakes, talked about hurricanes, […]