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Task

Welcome 5th grade meterologists! Your job is to record the high and low temperature for seven days, interpert and analyze your research, and present your findings.

Process

1. Record the high and low temperature for seven days on your recording sheet. Be sure to write down the temperature in degrees of Farenheit and Celsuis. Use Weather Underground.com to find the temperature.

2. Enter your data into a spreadsheet.

3. Make two graphs, a bar and line graph, demonstrating your spreadsheet data.

 

Report

What does it all mean?

Helpful Hint!
To make the degree (°) symbol,
type "shift + option + 8" at the same time.

Rubric

How did you do? Check your work against the rubric.

Good job! Time to kick back, relax and go outside to enjoy the day, but check the weather first!

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Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham MA
November 2005