How to Create a Rain Gauge

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Have you ever wanted to accurately measure rainfall without having to rely on weather reports? Follow along with this video from ABC11 Science Club to discover how!

How do I use my rain gauge?

When you put it outside, place it in an open space, clear of trees and gutters to get an accurate reading of rainfall. You may want to put it in a planter to keep it from tipping over.

Click here to download a PDF of the instructions for this experiment to print and recreate at home!

Be sure to keep recordings of your rainfall - and be sure to empty your rain gauge every day so evaporation doesn't impact results!

Find us at Facebook.com/abc11scienceclub to share photos and videos of your rain gauge! Also, be sure to tune in to ABC11 Science Club with BASF every Wednesday at 4:28 PM!

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