Temperature

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Three Dog Night isn't just the name of a band; it is also the way an Australian tribe, who used dogs to stay warm, would describe the temperature on a cool evening. After reading about many different ways of measuring temperature, the Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin temperature scales are compared and pupils perform temperature conversions.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Find the current outside temperature and express it in degrees Fahrenheit, Celcius, and Kelvin
  • Include in a unit about heat or conversions
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires prior knowledge of using formulas and temperature conversions
Pros

  • Provides connections to math
Cons

  • Does not come with an answer key