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Vernier - Dew Point Temperature

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, students use an EasyTemp Temperature Probe to measure the temperature of air next to a can of ice water. They also observe the formation of condensation and determine the Dew Point temperature. EasyData™ is needed for this activity.

Key Steps

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    The dew point is measured in two different ways. First the EasyTemp is held just outside of the can of ice water.

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    Then students measure the dew point with the EasyTemp inside the can of cold water.