ERIC Number: ED480665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Design Weather Instruments Using Lego Sensors. Grades 3-5.
Rushton, Erik; Ryan, Emily; Swift, Charles
In this activity, students design and create a LEGO (plastic building blocks) structure to house and protect a temperature sensor. The structure is left in a safe spot and the temperature is regularly checked and charted. This activity uses a time frame of 45 minutes. (Author/SOE)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Data Analysis, Data Interpretation, Elementary Education, Graphs, Interdisciplinary Approach, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Temperature
Web site: www.prek-12engineering.org/activities/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Tufts Univ., Medford, MA.
Note: Produced by the Office for Technology and Industry Collaboration. For other activities in this series, see SE 068 011-041.