To make this experiment a bit more fun, include several friends
1. Gather some different objects
from around the house and maybe
even the garden shed (shed / garage / carport / conservatory).
2. Keep all these items in the
same room for at least half an hour
so they reach room temperature.
3. Use a blind fold and hand each
object to one person at a time and
ask them how the item feels to them.
Is it ice cold, cold, warm or hot
4. Be sure to write down the results of each
item in your journal.
Note: Be sure to keep your notes
from this experiment being carried
out indoors and then try doing this
same experiment outside. If you
have a shed, carport, garage or conservatory this experiment
could be conducted around the same
First conduct your experiment indoors
and then place the same items in a
shed / carport / conseratory / garaged (best to leave
the items for at least half an hour
so each item has time to adjust to the environment) and
record the results for each item as
above. Another test could be conducted
outside on a warm day and then outside
on a cold day.
A fair test would be to write the temperature or outside temperature where the experiments are taking place.
Another fun way you could conduct
this experiment is to walk around
your house and touch different surroundings
in your home. You could even
do this bare foot touching different
Some articles to test could include:
• Outside wall (from
within your home)
• Inside wall
• Wooden chair
• Metal chair
• Metal bar stool
• Counter top
• Washing machine
• Leather sofa
• Cloth sofa
• Wall mounted mirror
• Inside and outside floors - wooden, tiled, marble, slate, carpeted, grass, dirt, beach (differenr colors of sand).
sure not to touch any appliances
that have been heated or switched / turned