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Study Jams! Weather Instruments

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Concise, yet complete, this set of seven slides describes with photos and text the different basic instruments for measuring weather factors. After viewing, young meteorologists will be able to talk about how to measure humidity, wind...
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Tracking Temperature

For Teachers K
Students explore how to read a thermometer and what the instrument does. They practice measuring hot and cold objects and discuss changes in the weather based on temperature.
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2nd Grade - Act. 28: Calendar & Weather Book

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will track the weather patterns throughout the school year. This project spans the school year and takes five minutes per day or less. Measuring, data collection, and predictions are all explored throughout this relevant...
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Calibrating Thermometers

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Engage young scientists in the upper-elementary and middle school grades with this collection of simple experiments. Whether you're teaching about heat transfer, density, or potential energy this resource has a lab for you.
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Study Jams! Tell Temperature

For Students 2nd - 5th
Weather watchers are introduced to temperature scales using step-by-step animated slides. The Home set explains the Fahrenheit scale on a thermometer, while the Watch Out! set introduces Celsius. A Try It! tab contains two guided...
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Water Thermometer

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What a terrific way to explore temperature! Little scientists can use this resource to make their own large thermometer and measure hot and cold liquids. They can then come up with their own experiment ideas or discuss how it might be...
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Water Thermometer

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What a terrific way to explore temperature! Little scientists can use this resource to make their own large thermometer and measure hot and cold liquids. They can then come up with their own experiment ideas or discuss how it might be...
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How To Make a Simple Bulb Thermometer

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Nearly 400 years have passed since the thermometer was first created! But guess what? The principles are still the same. It works based off of expansion and contraction. Have small groups create thermometers and test them out in...
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Weather Tools

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
How do we know so much about the weather? Young scientists will learn all about the various tools used to detect changes in daily weather patterns. Each slide contains illustrations and detailed descriptions of tools, such as a...
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Heat Transfer

For Students 5th - 8th
Answer short answers and fill-in-the-blank questions after reading a briefing of how heat energy is transferred between objects. This straightforward worksheet can be useful as homework the evening before you do demonstrations of the...
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Measuring Instruments for Physics-THERMOMETER

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Asian music plays softly in the background as a woman in a lab coat explains how a thermometer works and how to use one. Names of instruments used are presented in English and Chinese. Rather than show the video in class, it makes more...
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Celsius or Fahrenheit?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast the two measurement scales of Fahrenheit and Celsius. They calculate the temperature using both measurements. Students demonstrate their comprehension of these systems by creating a dual-system thermometer...
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Unit 0 Review - Measurement Lab Equipment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review questions like these can be used in your biology, chemistry, physics, or earth science classes! They assess scientists' understanding of laboratory measurement tools including graduated cylinders, thermometers, and balances. They...
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Weather Instruments

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Middle school meteorologists get acquainted with basic weather instruments: the thermometer, barometer, psychrometer, and anemometer. For each, the question is asked, "Do you think you can make a _______________?" At these points, you...
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Negative Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Sixth and seventh graders investigate the concept of negative numbers. The activity begins with a review of positive numbers and progresses to the various operations with negative numbers. The activity includes dialogue for the teacher...
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Keeping Warm

For Teachers 4th - 5th
There are five separate lessons about heat in this collection of slides. Young scientists learn how to use a thermometer to measure temperature, and they experiment with insulators. You can use one of these lessons each day for a full...
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Discovering Math: Beginning Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young mathematicians are shown a ruler, yardstick, tape measure and scale. They practice measuring length, width, height, and weight. They are then shown a thermometer, and discuss what a thermometer is used for. Everyone is shown how to...
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Lesson Two

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders, after assessing why forecasting weather is important, study about temperature and how to read a thermometer. They experiment being able to observe the mercury rising up and down when given a thermometer and cups of cold...
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Weather Tools

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Ever wonder how scientists measure shifts in weather? Share the answer to this question with a clearly organized slide show depicting various weather tools. Included are images and definitions for a barometer, thermometer, rain gauge,...
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Graphing Temperature

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students read a thermometer. In this graphing thermometer lesson plan students record the temperature around school. they put the data into a bar graph. Students interpret the temperature graph.
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Weather Observations

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students record the weather using an outdoor thermometer. In this weather lesson, students compare their recordings to that on the weather map online. Students explain the differences of each weather reading. Students continues taking...
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Global Warming Experiment

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine the changes in Earth's temperature. In this global warming instructional activity, students perform an experiment testing temperatures of soil. Students record their findings and discuss what made the differences in the...
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Taking the Temperature

For Teachers 3rd
Students read a thermometer in Celsius and Fahrenheit. In this thermometer reading lesson, students take the temperature in different situations and discuss the results with a partner.
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Use Temperature

For Students 5th - 6th
In this temperatures worksheet, students read 7 clues and use their answers to fill in the temperature chart. All problems pertain to the rise and fall of temperatures in five cities.