Make Your Own Temperature Scale

Differentiate between temperature and thermal energy. Your class will build a thermometer using simple materials and develop their own scale for measuring temperature. Discuss with your class and consider why engineers need to understand the properties of thermal energy.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2005
Usage Permissions
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