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How to Make Your Own Barometer at Home

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So your kids are bored during the coronavirus pandemic?

You're running out of activities to keep them occupied?

They're interested in weather and all things meteorology?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell walks you through how to make a homemade barometer with common household items.

Here's what you need:

  • Jar (like a Mason jar)
  • Balloon
  • Straw
  • Rubber band
  • White cardboard
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