Featured in PASCO’s Elementary School Science Teacher Guide

Elementary School Science Teacher Guide

(PS-2875D)

Features 29 inquiry based labs designed for elementary students and coordinated with the standards for life, earth and physical sciences.

Microclimates

Lab Summary

Use a weather sensor to compare the temperature and humidity of various sites and determine the reason for any variations.

Method

To understand these concepts, students:

  • Measure air temperature and humidity in a variety of locations around the school grounds.
  • Compare the temperature and humidity of various locations and determine the reason for variation.

Sensors / Equipment Used:

PASPORT 6-in-1 Weather Sensor

(PS-2154A)

Measures barometric pressure, relative altitude, absolute and relative humidity, dew point, and temperature. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.

Materials Used:

Notebook and Pencil
Ecochamber or terrarium or house plants

The Associated Bundle:

Elementary School Science Standard Sensor Bundle

(PS-2934)

This bundle contains the probeware needed to perform all 25 lab activities in the Elementary School Introductory Science Experiments.

Interface Required

This experiment may require software and an interface for data collection.