Participants are introduced to a type of energy, infrared radiation, which we can’t see with our eyes but we can feel as heat. Then, they explore their outdoor environment using an infrared thermometer (also known as an IR thermometer) to measure the temperatures of concrete, asphalt, grass, and bare soil. 1730
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Interested in getting involved in a "citizen science" project? This activity offers several ways to get involved in projects with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that support authentic learning! 0