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The Best Galileo Thermometers

A Galileo Thermometer is a sealed glass tube filled with liquid, typically ethanol, with glass spheres filled with colored liquids and weights attached. As the temperature changes, the liquid expands or contracts, which allows the glass bubbles to rise and fall.

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17 Unique Science Gifts They’ll Love

The holidays are here again, so it’s time to start thinking about what you’re getting everyone. But what if they’re into science? Or a science teacher? What science-themed gifts are out there and are of high quality?

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22 Great Weather Gifts

The holiday shopping season is here, and there are some great deals on weather gifts. We’ve rounded up 22 (that’s not a typo!) gifts for weather lovers for you to consider for the weather nerd in your life this holiday season, no matter the holiday you’re shopping for.

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Which Ecowitt (Fine Offset) Weather Station Should I Buy?

The US’s largest home weather station manufacturers are AcuRite, Ambient Weather, and Davis. However, buying one of these stations outside the United States is expensive. In the rest of the world, Ecowitt is the largest home weather station manufacturer globally.

Maximum Weather Instruments Buyers Guide

Maximum Weather Instruments is a manufacturer of premium weather instrumentation. Where most other weather station manufacturers have “gone digital,” Maximum still focuses on high-quality analog weather instruments.

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Which Davis Weather Station Should I Buy?

We don’t make it a secret that we’re big fans of Davis weather stations. They might not be the fanciest home weather stations, but they have a proven record of reliability that few other companies can match.

What AcuRite Weather Station Should I Buy?

AcuRite is likely one of the world’s most prolific weather instrument manufacturers. Chances are you’ve seen at least one AcuRite weather station at your local retailer: retailers like Walmart, Target, and Home Depot sometimes sell the AcuRite weather stations (or both) in their brick-and-mortar stores.

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Which Kestrel Weather Meter Should I Buy?

Kestrel weather meters are some of the best handheld weather stations on the market. Our favorite is the Kestrel 5000, but we can understand if that’s too expensive. There are a dizzying amount of options, making it difficult to choose.

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Best Weather Stations for Kids

Weather stations are a great way for kids to explore what’s going on outside. Children can easily understand and interact with changing weather patterns, whether sunny or rainy. These tools can spark a lifelong interest in science and teach kids about weather phenomena.

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What Ambient Weather Station Should I Buy?

The Ambient Weather brand has been around a long time, initially a great place to find deals on all kinds of weather instruments, but now selling its own branded weather instruments and gadgets.

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9 Cyber Monday Weather Station Deals on Amazon

No doubt at some point you’ve looked up at the clouds, if just for their beauty, and to marvel at the different shapes and sizes. By knowing the various cloud types you can make general assumptions about current and near-future weather.