Education Technology

How Hot Is It?

Activity Overview

Students who are familiar with the two most common standards of measuring temperature learn how to reliably convert from degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit. Students also see how order of operations is crucial in an equation, through discussion and data entry on the calculator.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.