Year 1

Lesson 4 • Is it hot today?

Students describe the sensations they feel when experiencing different temperatures.

Any day outdoors

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Students will:

  • identify that temperature is a distinctive characteristic of the weather.
  • use a scale to describe temperature.
  • identify that thermometers can be used to measure temperature.


Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • discuss their experiences of observing and recording the weather.
  • physically represent their understanding on a simple scale.
  • follow instructions to describe temperature.
  • use a simple temperature scale to describe temperature.