How Do Weather Vanes Work?

Weather vanes have arrows that point in the direction that wind is coming from, and this is achieved through differing surface areas on either side of the arrow. Discover how wind pushes the large surface area side of a weather vane around with help from a science teacher and field biologist in this free video on weather.

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