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  1. About Temperature Sensors
    A Web guide to contact (thermometers, etc.) and non-contact (thermal imagers, etc.) temperature sensors and their uses in temperature measurement. Includes vendors, displays, applications, meetings, and more. more>>

  2. Measuring Temperature, Adding Degrees - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    From the thermometer reading below, about how many more degrees must the temperature rise to reach 50 degrees? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test. more>>

  3. Standard Deviation, Part 1 - Barbara Christopher
    Can the standard deviation pick the most consistent set of numbers? or Which city's temperatures vary the least, San Diego or San Francisco? An interactive project in which students use the Internet to find statistical data for the mean, standard deviation, and percentage error; calculate the standard deviation of monthly temperature means; and draw conclusions from the standard deviations and percentage error of these means. more>>

  4. Temperature Conversion Calculator - College of Chemistry, Univ. of California at Berkeley
    A short explanation of temperature and the units by which it is measured, with a calculator for converting to and from Celsius, Fahrenheit, Réamur, Kelvin, and Rankine scales. more>>

  5. Temperature World
    Temperature-related news, resources, and links. Topics include: Earth, environment, and planets; House and home; Health; Science, technology, and materials; Temperature sensors, heaters, controls, and instrumentation; Organizations and Standards; General Interest and Thermal fun stuff; and Temperature tools. Vote on whether you think the earth is warming. more>>

  6. Understanding Temperatures - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    These were the low temperatures recorded for January 15 in these cities: Minneapolis: - 6 degrees; Cleveland: 5 degrees; Fargo: -11 degrees; Chicago: 2 degrees; Milwaukee: -3 degrees; Detroit: -1 degree. Which city had the low temperature closest to 0 degrees? A detailed answer is provided. From NASA's 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test. more>>


 
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  1. "Average" Temperature (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Answering the challenge: The National Weather Service approximates the daily average temperature by the average of the daily high and low temperatures. Why is this such a good approximation? Mathematically, the approximation is good because Earth's warming ...more>>

  2. Boil, Boil, Toil and Trouble: The International Boiling Point Project - Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)
    People from all over the world boil water at different elevations and post data to discover which factor in the experiment (room temperature, elevation, volume of water, or heating device) has the greatest influence on boiling point. Anyone can boil water, ...more>>

  3. Calculators On-Line Center: Part II - Mathematics - Martindale's Reference Desk
    Over 7,420 calculators for: Unit Conversion (Time, Distance, Length, Speed, Weight, etc.); Abacus; Basic Math; Complex Mathematics; Complex Math Education; Complex Math Calculators by Specialty: Algebra and Linear Algebra; Algorithms; Calculus; Central ...more>>

  4. Center for Technology and Teacher Education - Curry School of Education, University of Virginia
    An interdisciplinary group that develops materials to prepare teachers to use technology to enhance and extend students' learning of mathematics. This site offers activities using graphing calculators, The Geometer's Sketchpad, Microsoft Excel, the ExploreMath.com ...more>>

  5. Conversion Factors - Washington State Department of Transportation
    Conversion tables between U.S. customary units and SI (International System) units. The proper conversion procedure is to multiply the specified value on the left (primarily U.S. customary values) by the conversion factor exactly as given below and then ...more>>

  6. Conversion Program - Lawrence Goetz
    A page that uses JavaScript to convert temperature between Fahrenheit and Celsius, length among inches, centimeters, feet, yards, meters, miles, and kilometers; weight among grams, ounces, pounds, and kilograms; and volume among fluid ounces, cups, pints, ...more>>

  7. Converting Celsius To Fahrenheit (SMILE) - Amaechi Onyeali, Carter Elementary School
    A lesson designed to teach students to solve multiple-step equations involving addition, multiplication, and division; convert a known temperature in celsius to an equal temperature in fahrenheit; and accurately read a thermometer in degrees celsius. ...more>>

  8. Convert It! - Micro Images Internet Services
    Conversion tables: enter a number and convert from one unit to another: acceleration, area, energy/work, power, length, mass, metrology, pressure, temperature, volume, U.S. fluid/liquid, and velocity conversions are all possible. ...more>>

  9. Convert-me.com - Mariya Voznesenskaya and Sergey Gershtein
    Online converter of areas, capacities and volumes, circular measures, computer storage, currencies, distances and lengths, energy and work, fuel consumption, power, pressure, speed, temperatures, time, torque, weights and masses. Convert-me.com offers ...more>>

  10. Dream Frequency .com
    CGI web applications to calculate the factors of a number, calculate the prime numbers below a number, test a number for primality, calculate a word's position in the alphabetically sorted list, convert hex to ASCII, or convert temperature from celsius ...more>>

  11. Fahrenheit to Celsius - Jim Loy
    Ways to convert: two equations, two unknowns. ...more>>

  12. Global Sun Temperature Project - Stevens Institute of Technology, CIESE
    An Internet-based multidisciplinary project (10 March - 13 June 2003) that allows students to collaborate with other students and with experts online in determining how their locations affect their average daily temperature and hours of sunlight. Students ...more>>

  13. How Things Work - Louis A. Bloomfield
    An archive of answers to physics questions sent by readers. "Think of this site as a radio call-in program that's being held on the WWW instead of the radio. If you ask how something works, using the button below, I'll try to provide an explanation. You'll ...more>>

  14. Integer Jim's Math Squad - Jim Bennett
    Creative ways to use art, writing, research, and Internet projects to make math more exciting for students. The Math Squad art projects are year-long projects; rather than "lesson oriented," they create an "adventure theme" that facilitates math instruction. ...more>>

  15. Lesson Plans for the Graphing Calculator - Institute for Technology in Mathematics, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ
    Solutions of Radical equations; Extreme Values and Calculus; Parallel Lines and Properties of Slope; Safe Linking with the TI-82; Finding Perfect Numbers; Graphing Celsius and Fahrenheit. By teachers from northern New Jersey. ...more>>

  16. Measurement Converter - Entisoft Units; ConvertIt.com, Inc.
    Many online calculators require a Java-capable browser. Here's one that doesn't, and will perform over 500 different unit conversions for distance, area, volume, mass, speed, temperature, pressure, energy, power, force, etc. And when you convert, say, ...more>>

  17. Measurements Converter - Sergey Gershtein
    JavaScript conversions in the following categories: weight, capacity and volume, length, area, speed, pressure, temperature, circular measure, and time. [Do not use this converter if you need precision calculations.] You will need a Java-capable browser ...more>>

  18. Measurement Units Translation - Sergey Gershtein, Ural-Relcom, Ltd.
    Javascript converters for weight, capacity and volume, length, area, speed, pressure, temperature, circular measure, and time. ...more>>

  19. megaConverter.com - Ben-Cam InterMedia
    megaConverter.com is an ever-growing set of weights, measures and unit conversion/calculation modules. Spin a dial to select the kind of unit to convert: ancient lengths, volume, weight; angles; area; astronomical distance; bases - dec/hex/oct/bin; density; ...more>>

  20. Meteorology: Does Weather Happen Randomly? - Richard Levine, Tefft Middle School, Streamwood, IL
    Does weather happen randomly or are there patterns that can be recognized? If there are patterns, what are they and how can we use them? Scientific skills involved are: collecting, recording and analyzing data; thinking creatively and critically, and ...more>>

  21. Metric and English Unit Conversions - Science Made Simple, Inc.
    Convert between different unit measurements, both English and metric: area, length, temperature, time, volume, weight, or fruit (apples to oranges). ...more>>

  22. Metric conversion - Dejan Posedi
    Convert units of length, weight, speed, temperature, time, volume, area, power and energy. Also available in German. ...more>>

  23. Metrics Matter - ThinkQuest Junior
    A simple introduction to the metric system, starting with a basic explanation of how the metric system works. Read about the metric system in relation to other methods of measuring, and learn how to measure time, length, volume, mass, and temperature. ...more>>

  24. MSTE Java - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    Java-based activities submitted to MSTE, the Office for Mathematics, Science & Technology Education at UIUC. Topics include: best fit; box perimeter; Buffon's needle; CAD viewer; cereal box problem; chi-squared test analysis of random marbles; cliff ...more>>

  25. Neat Math and Programs - Robert Simms, Clemson University
    A Map of All Triangles (and see the Introduction to a Euclidean Model of Hyperbolic Geometry; Porch Things (the underlying structure is a cube); generating Pythagorean Triples (includes a JavaScript calculator and a way to generate them from one number); ...more>>

  26. Network Montana Project (NMP) - Churchill, Thomas
    K-12 Earth System Science Curricular Materials that integrate mathematics, science, and technology. Atmosphere: Weather and Climate; Geosphere: Structure and Dynamics of the Solid Earth; Hydrosphere: Water Cycle and Sea Surface Temperature and Phytoplankton; ...more>>

  27. Online Chemistry Calculators - David Hsu
    Convert units of energy, pressure, volume, temperature, mass, and power, or make calculations using the ideal gas law and different units. ...more>>

  28. Our Town (The Weather Unit: Math Application) - Collaborative Lesson Archive
    A lesson that uses and/or introduces new tools in geography, math, and science to make observations and draw conclusions on the local temperature variations in your area. Colorado State Standard addressd: Students use algebraic methods to explore, model, ...more>>

  29. Page of Conversion (Convert It) - Ramsviks, Adler
    Enter a number and press the tab key to convert among bases, tempreatures, and measures and weight. ...more>>

  30. Pens and Crystals (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Answering the challenge: How should you fence in two adjacent rectangular pens of given areas A, B with the least amount of fencing (including the fencing separating them)? Ms. Mattuck's 8th graders at the Richmond School use the Geometer's Sketchpad ...more>>

  31. Skymath National Weather Report Module
    An overview of an instruction unit in which students produce a national weather report and a report on their understanding of various weather phenomena. The unit ties together number sense, symbols, and graphics; emphasizes sorting and counting and making ...more>>

  32. Standard Deviation, Part 2 - Barbara Christopher
    Do cities closer to the ocean have more consistent temperatures? A followup to Standard Deviation, Part 1. Students use the Internet to gather temperature data from 3 cities; calculate the standard deviation and percentage error of the gathered temperatures; ...more>>

  33. Temperature (SMILE) - Patricia A. Calloway, Spencer Math and Science Academy
    A lesson designed to teach students to read temperature on a Celsius thermometer; and to read and interpret bar graphs. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative ...more>>

  34. Troublesome Weather Trends - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    In the February Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Statistician Kevin J. Coakley of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colo. argues that ... daily temperatures donít vary randomly. They generally tend to rise ...more>>

  35. The Weather Calculator - National Weather Service, El Paso, TX
    The El Paso National Weather Service Office's weather calculator provides temperature, moisture, pressure, and wind unit conversions for 16 different weather-related variables. ...more>>

  36. Weather Plots (MSTE) - John Meseke; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
    Students use current weather data to observe and answer questions about the relation between temperature and humidity. ...more>>

  37. Weather Watchers - Noelle Kreider, Instructional Technology Development Consortium (ITDC)
    An Instructional Technology Development Consortium project, this WebQuest for K-2 students explores concepts of weather including: short term weather changes; the influence of weather on daily human life; the effects of severe weather on human life; learning ...more>>


 
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