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North, South, East, West

Making your own weather vane just takes a couple of minutes and a few supplies you probably have lying around your house (or backyard!):

img_08131.  Divide your paper plate into 4 quadrants and label them North, South, West, and East

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2. Poke a small hole in the bottom of your plastic container, then fill with rocks.

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3.  Replace the lid and center it on your paper plate.

4.  Poke your pencil down through the hole, steadied among the rocks.

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5.  Push the straight pin through the center of your straw and into the pencil eraser

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6.  Clip the ends of the straw- top and bottom on both sides.  This will give you a place to attach your arrow (or little bird!)img_0808img_0807

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use a compass to correctly align your weather vane outdoors and see which way the wind blows!

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