Lesson idea. A teacher-led inquiry into how hot or cold things are. Discussion is helped by having a large display to show a 'bar chart' of the temperature, thanks to a data-logging device. This lesson introduces the idea of using numbers to determine how hot things are.
|Title||Measuring Temperature - Cold and Hot|
[[Teaching Approaches/Questioning|Questioning]], [[Teaching Approaches/Inquiry|Inquiry]]
|Format / structure|
A three-page teacher's guide with questions to ask and vocabulary to use.
|Age of students / grade|
[[Resources/Primary age 7|Primary age 7]], [[Resources/Primary|Primary]]
|Additional Resources/material needed|
This activity requires a temperature sensor and a large display of its readings, for the whole group to see when the temperature changes. This activity was written around temperature sensing equipment made by Data Harvest UK.
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