Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

A Hot Hand

Figure from experiment 1 from Middle School Science with Vernier


In this experiment you will measure the temperature of the palm of your hand and the palm temperatures of your teammates. In the process, you will get to know the computer program Logger Pro or Logger Lite and how to use Temperature Probes. You will also get to know your teammates better.


In this experiment, you will

  • Measure temperature.
  • Calculate temperature averages.
  • Compare results.

Sensors and Equipment

This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.

Option 1

Option 2

Additional Requirements

You may also need an interface and software for data collection. What do I need for data collection?

Standards Correlations

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Experiment 1 from Middle School Science with Vernier Lab Book

<em>Middle School Science with Vernier</em> book cover

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