Eighth graders explore how to read a thermometer. They convert temperature between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin. Students explain that Celsius is used in the Scientific community and Fahrenheit is used basically only in the United States
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Passport to Comprehension Card 9: Temperature Conversions
A colorful "Math Card" provides a reading passage on the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales. Instructions are given for converting from one to another. There are before, during, and after reading questions to answer either in...
6th - 8th Science
Changing Planet: Rising Ocean Temperatures - Rising Sea Levels
As an anticipatory set, young environmental technicians watch a video about how ocean temperatures seem to be changing along with the global climate. They perform a laboratory demonstration with the purpose of observing what happens to...
5th - 9th Science