Building a Thermometer Project
In groups of three/ four your challenge will be to design and build a working thermometer.
- How did you construct your thermometer and why?
- What liquid did you use in your thermometer and why?
- Using the idea of particles (the particle model of matter) How did your thermometer work?
- What scale did you use/mark on your thermometer and why?
- What main problems did you have in your thermometers design/performance and why?
- In the real world what environments/applications could your thermometer be used in, what environments/application could they not be used in, why?