Earn the Weather belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
1 Explain to your den or an adult family member the meaning of these terms: weather, humidity, precipitation, temperature, and wind.
2 Explain how clouds are made. Describe the different kinds of clouds - stratus, cumulus, cumulonimbus, and cirrus - and what kind of weather can be associated with these cloud types.
3 Describe the climate in your state. Compare its climate with that in another state.
4 Describe a potentially dangerous weather condition in your community. Discuss safety precautions and procedures for dealing with this condition.
5 Define what is meant by acid rain. Explain the greenhouse effect.
6 With your parent's or adult partner's permission, talk to a meteorologist about his or her position. Learn about careers in meteorology. Share what you learned with your den or an adult family member.
7 Make a weather map of your state or country, using several weather symbols.
8 Explain the differences between tornadoes and hurricanes.
9 Make a simple weather vane. Make a list of other weather instruments and describe what they do.
10 Explain how weather can affect agriculture and the growing of food.
11 Make a report to your den or family on a book about weather.
12 Explain how rainbows are formed and then draw and color a rainbow.
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