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Microclimate investigations

These activities, included within the list of ideas for school grounds fieldwork, suggest three foci for a microclimate investigation. These are renewable energy, deciding where to locate features and a solar kitchen activity. Key Stage 3.

School weather station

A school in Devon has set up its own electronic weather station (download from below) in the school grounds, which feeds data into the school computer network. Live weather data (and some historical data) is displayed on the school website, and is often accessed by the local community as well as the school. This article reveals the processes that were undertaken to set up this project. All age groups.


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