Do you have a favorite pair of mittens or gloves? Even if you do not live in a cold place, it is possible that you have been somewhere cold or will go to a cold place when you are older. When you wear mittens or gloves to keep you warm, where do you think the warmth comes from? In this experiment, you are going to find the source of the heat.
In this activity, you will
Find the temperature of the classroom and the temperature of your hand.
Try to predict temperature changes that happen when the Go!Temp is placed in various locations.
Test how warm mittens help your hands stay warm.
Sensors and Equipment
This experiment requires each of the following Vernier sensors and equipment (unless otherwise noted):
Step-by-step instructions for computer-based data collection
List of materials and equipment
Note: The experiment preview of the computer edition does not include essential teacher information, safety tips, or sample data. Instructions for Logger Pro and other software (such as LabQuest App or TI handheld software, where available) are on the CD that accompanies the book. We strongly recommend that you purchase the book before performing experiments.