Since we split our year between the US and Europe, the children are familiar with converting measurements between euros and dollars, kilometers and miles – and of course, Celsius and Fahrenheit.
Yesterday we did a short unit on measuring temperature and the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales.
I had attached a large thermometer outside the tower room window, and we had another one handy in the classroom, so the children could hold it and compare differences outdoors and indoors.
They also drew their own thermometers with both C and F scales. Here are a few pictures!