Vernier Software and Technology
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Relative Humidity

Figure from experiment 4 from Middle School Science with Vernier


Relative Humidity is a measure of the amount of water vapor in the air at a particular temperature compared with the total amount of water the air can hold at the same temperature. In this experiment, you will determine relative humidity at several places inside and outside your school.


In this experiment, you will

  • Measure temperature.
  • Determine relative humidity.
  • Explain your 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 4 from Middle School Science with Vernier Lab Book

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

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