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Schools Weather Wall

Inspire students to look upwards – by exploring the world of meteorology. And get the data they collect live on TV.

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Schools Weather Wall

Encourage your students to dive into the world of meteorology with this fun and interactive education initiative. Scitech is partnering with GWN7 to give WA schools the chance to feature on their local weather report for a whole term.

Teaching the importance of weather forecasting helps to enhance students’ Science as a Human Endeavour studies, and gives them the opportunity to develop their Science Inquiry Skills. As part of our Schools Weather Wall initiative, you’ll team up with other regional and remote schools across Western Australia to submit important weather data to Scitech.

Each school is given four items of weather-measuring equipment (which you get to keep). Over the term your students will monitor local minimum and maximum temperatures, rainfall, wind direction and cloud information. Then we send the information to the GWN7 television network.

Your students won’t need too much encouragement to watch the local nightly weather report. And they’ll get bragging rights when your school’s name, and the data they worked so hard to collect, is featured.

Cost: Free

Open to regional and remote schools only

Current Schools

Participating schools submit your reports here.

Join for next term

If you’d like to join in for next term’s Schools’ Weather Wall, fill out our Expression of interest form.

To find out more about the Schools’ Weather Wall email: bookings@scitech.org.au  or call 9215 0740.

Information about the weather

The Bureau of Meteorology homepage www.bom.gov.au
The Bureau of Meteorology weather education portal www.bom.gov.au/lam/

Want to enhance your student’s science learning? Why not hire a DIY science kit for your classroom!

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A star, two and half times larger than our Sun, has been caught *speeding* through the galaxy at 1,755km per second… https://t.co/GNQzWPMEVc