Today's experiment involves a bit of weather science. When the raindrops are streaming down the windowpane and the gutters are rushing with small rivers, it's the perfect time to get outside and take a rain check. Read on to find out how.
What you need:
Bucket (with no holes!)
Pull on some wellies and macs and get outside today to make a rain gauge. Take an old bucket and mark centimetres inside with a permanent marker. Place in an open space outside and every day take a rain level reading. Keep a note of your readings and also weather observations in your notebook. After a few weeks of collecting data you may start to notice some patterns and be able to predict the weather a few hours in advance.