What does a wind sock measure?
Wind socks measure the direction of the wind when the wind blows into the open end and the sock points the way the wind is blowing. Wind socks can also measure the strength of the wind. If a wind sock is flapping about gently the wind is only light. If a wind sock sticks out in a straight line the wind is much stronger. ...
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What is the tool used to measure wind?
There are at least two characteristics of wind that you might want to measure. -- Its speed can be measured with a wind-sock or an anemometer. -- Its direction can be measured with a wind-sock or a weathervane. ...
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What does a wind vane or sock measure?
A wind vane or sock measures the direction of the wind at a given moment. Certain wind socks can also give a fairly rough estimate of the wind velocity and turbulence, though that measurement is often unreliable as it is based on direct human observation (aka "eyeballing it"). ...
How do you make a wind sock?
To make a wind sock, you can visit this site There is also a diagram how to make a wind sock http://www.windpower.org/en/kids/choose/nacelle/wvassign.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsock ...
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What instrument measures the speed and force of wind?
There are 2 you could use, one being a wind sock mostly used at airports or a turbine usually used to make electricity but may also measure the force of wind. ...