Is it hot? Is it cold? Show the temperature on the thermometer!
Using this interactive thermometer with your students won’t raise your blood pressure. There’s no glass at all! Students can simply drag the ball up and down and watch the temperature rise and fall. The virtual thermometer shows both Celsius and Fahrenheit. Additionally, students can see the equations that show how to calculate Fahrenheit to Celsius and Celsius to Fahrenheit.
How can you use the interactive thermometer for kids in class? Here are a few ideas:
- Ask students to show certain temperatures on the thermometer.
- Ask students to convert one temperature in Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa.
- Ask students to research the melting or freezing temperatures of certain materials and show them on the thermometer.
- Ask students to show the difference between Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures.
Visit classplayground.com for activities and printables on fractions which is useful for converting from Fahrenheit to Celsius and vice versa.