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Taking Temperatures
In this lesson, learners investigate endothermy and ectothermy. Four sets of images measuring infrared radiation are provided and, using a Web-based, customized version of ImageJ, students compare body temperatures of a snake and rat before and after exposure under a heat lamp.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Module / Unit
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
Subject:
  • Biology
Technical requirements:
Java
Internet Explorer (IE) browser
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2006 Center for Image Processing in Education (CIPE)
DLESE Catalog ID: SIMPLE-000-000-000-015
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Form and function
      • C - Life science:
        • Structure and function in living systems
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Center for Image Processing in Education