Preschool children in Purovsk will observe the weather
16:39 23 июня 2020
Категории: News in English
The children’s meteorological station was installed on the territory of a kindergarten in Purovsk. It will teach preschoolers to observe the weather, natural phenomena and their changes.
Real devices were installed in the courtyard of the preschool institution: a sundial, a weather vane, a weather booth for monitoring of weather events, a precipitation meter, a wind sleeve to define wind strength, a barometer, a thermometer and other devices. Classes will be held in the open air, the preschoolers will learn about the purpose of the devices and learn how to use them. As reported by the administration of Purovsky district in the social network “VKontakte”, the children will be able to make easy experiments themselves, to keep diaries of observation of precipitation, weather events, to forecast the weather and also to check accuracy of ethnic weather wisdom in practice.
“With help of the weather station the children will receive important knowledge about the surrounding world, consolidate the basics of ecological education and skills to take care of nature. The platform forms research skills, analytical thinking, develops creativity and teamwork skills. We hope that the modern equipment will bring benefit and joy to our children”, the head of the institution Olga Zakoretskaya said.
As it should be noted, this year the kindergarten in Purovsk became the winner in the open interregional contest “100 prestigious kindergartens of Russia”. The institution received the medal and the diploma of the laureate for high results in introduction of innovative technologies in the educational process, formation of spiritual, moral and social values of children and professional development of pedagogical personnel.