Weather Forecasting and Radio Waves
Students will learn about how weather satellites work and then analyze some of the pictures created from the data. Students will also learn how Doppler radar works. The lesson concludes with students writing a paper about the role of radio waves in weather forecasting.
HS-PS4.C Information Technologies and Instrumentation Multiple technologies based on the understanding of waves and their interactions with matter are part of everyday experiences in the modern world and in scientific research. They are essential tools for producing, transmitting, and capturing signals and interpreting information.
RTL-SDR dongle (optional)
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