Predicting, observing and explaining were the objectives during our visit to the HS lab this week. 2M is thinking about how the weather moves around the globe. Mr. Lorimer and the HS students helped us to begin to investigate the relationships between heat, air and water, and how they cause movement.
Some of our observations…..
We noticed that heat created movement in the water, and that the movement was quick and upwards.
The water turned into a vapour when heated. The hot vapour rose upwards.
Air is able to lift objects. Lighter objects lift more easily than heavy objects.
This morning, Mr. Lorimer and a some of the students from the High School demonstrated how a solar bag heats up and rises when the sun shines on it.
On Monday, we will look for connections between what we have observed and our guiding question:
How does weather move around the world?