Curro Thermometer Essay

5555 Words23 Pages
2015

Curro aurora Private School

Emile Engels

[GEOGRAPHY ALBEDO RESEARCH]

Table of Contents:
Introduction Page 2
Literature Review Source 1 Page 5
Literature Review Source 2 Page 6
Literature Review Source 3 Page 7
Literature Review Source 4 Page 8
Literature Review Source 5 Page 9
Methodology 1 Page 10
Methodology 2 Test 1 Page 12
Methodology 2 Test 2 Page 14
Temperature Graphs Page 15=20
Analysis Page 21
Conclusion Page 23
References Page 24
Literature review Sources Appendix A-E
Surveys Appendix F
Histograms appendix G

Introduction
Students from Curro Aurora experience a variety of temperatures throughout the day in different classes and wondered what were the causes of this heat variation being experienced.
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Create a record sheet to store data with the following specifications: Weather conditions External Air temperature Internal Air temperature Insert the the loose part of the cable that is outside of the house into the thermometer and record the internal temperature which is labeled as the outer air temperature as the thermometer is connected to the white cable which is inside the house, therefore it is the internal temperature being measured, this would be the same throughout each house. Record the outer temperature which is labeled as the internal air temperature because the actual thermometer reads itself as it being the internal air temperature but in this situation it is outside therefore its measures the outer air temperature. Reset the thermometer after every house as this would keep the data new and untampered. Follow the plan and measure five days a week to maintain consistancy. Measure the data every morning at 08:00 and afternoon at 13:00.

ROOF SURFACE HISTOGRAM VALUE TONAL CATAGORY
GREY (SCHOOL ROOF) 156
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The graph only shows the afternoon air temperatures for overcast conditions. The days that are blank had different sky conditions and therefore fall under another graph.

Graph 5: Partly Cloudy Conditions (08:00 Readings)

The Graph above is showing the morning air temperatures for each house and the general air temperatures over the duration of 23 days the experiment took place. The graph only shows the morning air temperatures for partly cloudy conditions. The days that are blank had different sky conditions and therefore fall under another graph.

Graph 6: Partly Cloudy Conditions (13:30 Readings)

The Graph above is showing the afternoon air temperatures for each house and the general air temperatures over the duration of 23 days the experiment took place. The graph only shows the afternoon air temperatures for partly cloudy conditions. The days that are blank had different sky conditions and therefore fall under another graph.

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