primary: taking temperatures

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The temperature tells us how hot something is. Something with a high temperature is hot. Something with a low temperature is cold. In this activity you test some temperatures.

You need:

Hot and cold items. Computer, printer and the temperature sensor.

Investigate

1. Get the computer ready to measure temperature.

2. Get the computer to show your readings. 3. Take the temperature of:

Your hands Hot water Cold water Ice

A hot drink
A cold drink
The room
The air outside the window The air above a radiator The air below a radiator

4. Record your findings

Questions

1. What was the hottest?
2. What was the coldest?
3. Put your results on a thermometer chart.

Extra

What is the best temperature for butter to spread?

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