The Thermo Shapes

Level of difficulty

Level 1

Duration of the activity

20 to 30 minutes

Number of participants

1/2 class or 16 students maximum

Mathematical concept

Temperature reading on a thermometer


  • 8 thermometers
  • 8 object bases with different shapes that correspond to each thermometer

Skills worked on

  • Read the temperature on a thermometer
  • Classification of thermometers:
    • from coldest to hottest
    • in the order of the seasonal cycle

Exhibit files to download