January 10, 2021

Weather Curriculum

6th Grade Weather Curriculum Tools Over the last few months the educators here at Foss Waterway Seaport have created informational videos, learning tools, slide shows and more to help you learn all about the weather. These lesson follow along with Carolina Science STCMS™, Weather and Climate Systems textbook that Tacoma Public Schools is using. Here

January 6, 2021

Prizes Announced Jan. 15th!

It is almost time to pick our winners! But don’t worry, you still have 9 days to enter. There is also an opportunity for you to submit a second video for a second entry! All you have to do is log onto Flipgrid.com using the join code: “weatherstation”. Find the topic titled “2nd Entry to

December 16, 2020

Welcome New Students!

Hi 6th graders! You may have recently picked up your weather kits from your school and wondered where to begin. Well, we are here to help! We have spent many months planning, assembling and creating programs for you to learn all about the weather. First, we have created a page just for you: There you

December 8, 2020

At Home Science Experiments

While we’re all stuck at home why not do some fun at home science experiments?! You may have seen Julia and Kaela’s air pressure video if you are participating in the 6th grade weather kit project. If you haven’t seen it yet the video is below: If you want to do this air pressure experiment

December 4, 2020

A Tornado in Washington??

Above is an image someone had taken of a tornado that rushed through Bremerton, WA two years ago, in December of 2018. No one was seriously injured, but it did cause some destruction to nearby homes. It may surprise you that there have been 122 tornadoes in Washington state since the 1950’s (not including this

November 18, 2020

Weather Observations: Tips and Tricks from Kristin Clark

Barometers are rising tonight as this weather system starts to move away. Komo 4 meteorologist Kristin Clark has been working with us to help develop our weather unit. She shared some tips for turning OBSERVATIONS into PREDICTIONS. Thanks, Kristin! Clear Sky at Night = Cold MorningRed Sky at Night = Calm Weather by MorningRed Sky