# Check the Temperature on an Outdoor Thermometer

## Check the Temperature on an Outdoor Thermometer

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Activity Description

Check the temperature on various outdoor thermometers.

Try this digitized, interactive version: http://www.quillnetwork.com/csc/C3.1-Temperature/index.html

Materials (optional):

pencil/pen, eraser

Word File:

Outdoortemperature_I_C3 1.doc — Never downloaded

PDF - Practitioner's Version:

Outdoortemperature_I_C3 1.pdf — Never downloaded

Goal Path:

Independence

Competency: C. Understand and Use Numbers

### C3. Use measures

C3.1 Measure and make simple comparisons and calculations

Competency C: **Understand and Use Numbers**

Task Group C3: **Use measures**

Level: **1**

At this level, learners: **Measure and make simple comparisons and calculations**

**Performance Descriptors**

The learner:

- Adds and subtracts whole number measurements
- Recognizes values in number and word format
- Recognizes simple, common shapes (e.g. circle, square, rectangle, triangle)
- Measures distance, length, width, height, weight, liquid volume, angles, and temperature
- Uses common measuring tools, such as rulers, scales, and thermometers
- Understands numerical order
- Makes simple estimates
- Begins to interpret integers (e.g. temperature, elevation)
- Chooses appropriate units of measurement (e.g. centimetres, metres, kilometres)
- Uses common standard units (e.g. metres, inches) and non-standard units (e.g. paces, cupfuls, scoops)
- Identifies and performs required operation
- Interprets and represents measures using whole numbers, decimals, and simple, common fractions (e.g. ½, ¼)
- Interprets and represents measures using symbols and abbreviations (e.g. inches as “, centimetres as cm, pounds as lbs, kilograms as kilos or kg)
- Follows apparent steps to reach solutions
- Rounds to the nearest whole unit (e.g. kilos)
- Uses strategies to check accuracy (e.g. estimating, using a calculator, repeating a calculation, using the reverse operation)

**Task Descriptors**

- Scope of task is limited
- Has a concrete and familiar context
- May require adding or subtracting measurements; operation is apparent
- May require the same operation to be performed more than once
- Requires up to a few steps to complete
- Has a set procedure
- Uses common units of measurement within the same system
- May involve one simple document, such as an office supply flyer
- Has a highly explicit purpose
- Uses whole numbers and/or simple common fractions or decimals

**ESKARGO:**

Embedded Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes Reference Guide for Ontario – C3.1

Date Added:

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Updated date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 09:55

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