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Cup anemometers are simple instruments used by meteorologists to measure wind speed. This set of instructions will guide you through the process of making a very simple anemometer ...
5 3oz. paper cups 2 Straws 1 pencil with eraser 1 push pin 1 pair of scissors
Using a pair of scissors poke 4 evenly spaced holes around the edge of 1 cup. These holes should all be the same distance away from the edge ...
Insert the straws through the holes you just made so that the straws overlap in the center of the cup.
Make a hole in the bottom of the cup at the very center. Make sure that the hole is the size of your pencil.
Insert the pencil through the hole in the bottom so that the eraser is touching the intersection of the straws.
Poke your push pin through the two straws and into the eraser in the pencil.
Using the scissors make two holes in the remaining 4 cups. Make sure that these holes are opposite of each other and are the same distance from the ...
Place the onto the straws by threading the straws through the holes you just made in the cups. Position the cups so that the opening of one cup ...
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