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Geography Lesson 1

Use compass points and directional language.

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the UK.


The wind brings us different sorts of weather. It also affects our lives when it blows strongly, and even when it does not blow. It is an important aspect of the weather for meteorologists.


Using the sheet ‘How to make a wind streamer’, make your own weather vane to record the strength and direction of the wind at home.


You may need to make do with alternative resources e.g. using old cereal boxes for cardboard and perhaps cutting old wrapping paper instead of tissue paper.



Click on the websites below to see further how the wind is measured.


What is wind clip from
Ways to measure wind from
The Beaufort Scale from