Grade 4 A&B Visit to Meteorological Dept


Students of Grade 4 A & B of Orchids The International School-Thane, the best school in Hiranandani Estate visited the Meteorological Dept in Colaba on 24.11.2015 as a learning extension of their SST curriculum.41 students along with two teachers went on this visit. The objective was to enable students to understand climate and changes in it and how weather is forecast. A lecture was given to the students on Seismology which helped them to understand how earthquakes takes place and how it is measured. Students saw various equipment such as – thermometer which are used to measure rainwater in a day, temperature of soil for agriculture, evaporation of water in the atmosphere, highest & the lowest temperature of a place. They also learnt about how the weather is forecast with the help of weather satellite.