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Other

Description:

This resource introduces the concept of wind chill, the formula used to measure it and relates it to the causes of hypothermia. A simple experiment using a pie pan, sand, fan and a thermometer demonstrates this concept. The resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
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  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics:Number and operations,Middle School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123502937T,Physical sciences:Heat and thermodynamics,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Wind chill,Geoscience,Atmospheric science,High School,Computation,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Weather,Mathematics,Earth Science,Physics,Exponents,Cold weather,NSDL

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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