Meteorologist Activity Badge

Meteorologist Activity Badge

Meteorologist Badge

Rain or shine, wind or snow – ignite your passion for the weather.

This is a brilliant badge to do from home over the summer, we will send a badge quiz to your adult for you to complete, this will cover 90% of the badge criteria

How to earn your badge:

1, Explain how each of these are measured:
  • Wind force and direction
  • Cloud type and extent
  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Rainfall
  • Humidity
2, Record the weather conditions every day for two weeks, or once a week for three months.

Use equipment like a rain gauge or an outdoor thermometer.

3, Identify different cloud types.

Describe how they are formed.

4, What do ‘warm’ and ‘cold’ air masses in summer and winter do to the typical weather in your area?

Describe the effects on land and sea.

5, Explain how weather forecasts are created.
6, Show that you understand a synoptic weather map, including fronts and isobars.

Explain how the measurements in step 1 relate to the map.

Send in your work via OSM or through our Facebook Group. With your adult’s permission we can then publish your work on our website and social media. 

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Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls