This is a hands on lesson were students make a weather vane. The lesson follows the five Emodel lesson plan format and includes an engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate sections. Students learn about one weather instrument and how it works. This lesson could be used when studying weather instruments, wind patterns, directions, and storms. The following are the state standards that the lesson follows. GLE 0607.8.2 Describe how the sun’s energy produces the wind. GLE 0607.8.4 Analyze meteorological data to predict weather conditions. 0607.8.6 Use data collected from instruments such as a barometer, thermometer, psychrometer, and anemometer to describe local weather conditions. SPI 0607.8.4 Interpret meteorological data to make predictions about the weather. GLE 0607.Inq.2 Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, organize, analyze, and interpret data.0607.Inq.2 Identify tools and techniques needed to gather, organize, analyze, and interpret data collected from a moderately complex scientific investigation.SPI 0607.Inq.2 Select tools and procedures needed to conduct a moderately complex experiment.