Weather Forcasting with Pine Cones

Did you know you can predict the weather with pine cones?

Weather-forcasting with pine cones

Full instructions are over on Science Sparks, but basically pine cones open and close depending on the humidity to help seed dispersal. Inside the pine cone there are lots of feather light seeds. When the weather is dry the pine cone opens up and any wind will catch the seeds and allow them to be dispersed in the air far away from the original tree.

Do let us know if you give it a try.

 

 

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