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Introducing Temperature Measurement DLESE Reviewed Collection
In this activity, students will learn how to read a Celsius-scale thermometer, associate weather conditions and seasons with Celsius temperature ranges, and keep a record of temperature. Students will read the Celsius temperature each day and discuss how given temperatures "feel". They record the temperature by using a string of beads and a chart.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-007-516
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Changes in earth and sky
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Lin Hartung Chambers
NASA Langley Research Center