Index Area Calculating angles Coordinates Counting on and back Data handling Decimal number line Difference Division Grid Fixing points Fractions Grouping Isometric grid Line graph Measuring cylinder Measuring scales Moving digits Multiplication facts Multiplication grid Number dials Number facts Number grid Number line Number spinners Ordering numbers Place value Polygon Remainders after division Ruler Symmetry Tell the time Thermometer Twenty cards 
ThermometerThis ITP displays a thermometer. The scale, range and the interval markers can be changed and a slider control can be dragged up and down the length of the thermometer to set the height of the column. A second marker indicates the last reading so that comparisons can be made. This marker can be fixed in position if required. The positive or absolute difference between two values can be displayed, and the change in the temperature as the marker is moved. 
Run Thermometer 1.7 

The ITP can be used to develop children's understanding of vertical scales and negative numbers in the context of temperature. The slider controls can be used to introduce and model strategies for addition and subtraction that involve positive and negative numbers. The language of number can be developed, giving meaning to calculations such as subtract negative 3 from negative 7.

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