scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Temperature with Crickets
Bob and Rusty Taylor (brtaylor@TELEBYTE.NET
Sun Apr 23 2000 - 13:24:53 CDT
>The chirping of a cricket has been shown to provide a close indication of air
>temperature. By counting the number of cricket chirps in a 14 second period
>and adding 40, the total will equal the air temperature to with one degree
>75% of the time.
>This is something I found in a book years ago and then used in Baloo's Bugle.
> Never did the counting of the chirps and then the adding myself. So I don't
>know if this works or is one of those "Old Wives Tales". Oops, I mean "Old
>Chris--sometimes feeling like an Old Wife : )
will this work with frogs? we don;t have crickets in our area, but we sure
have frogs for part of theyear.
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