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Lesson Plan 

Science Grade 2  


Hot and Cold Temperatures 
Part 2 
 
Stage 1: Desired Results 
 
General Learning Outcome(s)  Recognize the effects of heating and cooling, and identify
methods for heating and cooling

Specific Learning Outcome(s)  - Describe temperature in relative terms, using


expressions, such as hotter than, colder than

Learning Objective(s)   - Identify the difference between Hot and Cold


(after this lesson students will be able to)  things
- Define and give characteristics to Hot and Cold
things
- Describe temperature in relative terms

Outcomes from (2013) Ministerial 


Order 
 
Stage 3: Learning Experience 
Time (30mins)  Content/Description  Notes 

2:00-2:15(15mins) Review Activity - Have students make a chart with


the word Hot on one side and
Cold on the other and have them
cut out and paste the pictures
onto the front of their booklet
- *Sheets provided*

2:15-2:25 (10mins) Hotter Than…… - As a class, come up with some


Colder Than fun, logical, funny Hotter than &
Colder than examples
- The sun is hotter than the
snow
- Antarctica is colder than
the beach
- A fire is hotter than ice
cream
- Cold water is colder than
Hot tea
- Soup is hotter than Cereal
- Ice cream is colder than a
hot dog
- A hot tub is hotter than a
Ice skating rink
-

2:25-2:30 Conclusion:- - What’s temperature?


Quick - Temperature​ is how Hot
Review/Wrap or Cold something is.
- Temperature ​can change,
which can make things
change as well
- What makes something ​Hot​?
- when something has a
HIGH​ temperature
- What makes something ​Cold​?
- is when something has a
LOW​ temperature

On a piece of paper, write down your


favorite Hot food and your favorite Cold
food using the sentence

_________ is hotter than ________


OR
__________ is colder than __________

*If we have extra time* Introduction to - Define Thermometer


Thermometer - Helps us measure the
and temperature
Temperature - We measure the
temperature in degrees
celsius
- Explain the differences between
temperatures below zero and above
zero (Below zero are negative
numbers and are colder as they
increase and Above zero are warmer
as they increase and are positive
numbers)
- Example +40 is a VERY hot
day in the summer and -40 is
VERY cold day in the winter
and you probably wouldn’t
want to go outside
- Label 0 degrees on thermometer
- Freezing point of water
- Ask students where they think that
temperature will go
- A cold winter day (-20
degrees celsius)

Play around with online thermometer (to


show temperature levels to students)
https://www.mathsisfun.com/measure/the
rmometer.html

Label Thermometer in Booklet of the


Temperature it is outside that day
- Color it in

 
Student Differentiation  - N/A

 
Reflection/Follow Up  - Practice writing in lowercase and planning your
lessons better timewise
- Do the “If we have extra time” next class
- Keep incorporating Conclusion time into lesson

 
Resources Used  https://www.mathsisfun.com/measure/thermometer.html