In This Lesson You Will...

  • Define Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) and list the components that are included in its calculation.
  • Compare WBGT to Heat Index.
  • Recognize daily trends in WBGT, Heat Index, Temperature and Humidity.
  • Prescribe appropriate precautions for athletes, or other people exerting physical effort based on the WBGT.
  • PE.912.C.2.9: Explain the precautions to be taken when exercising in extreme weather and/or environmental conditions.
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