Measuring Temperature: Lesson for Kids


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What is temperature?

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1. Outside of the scientific community, there are two scales to measure temperature. Fahrenheit is used only in the United States, while the rest of the world uses _____.

2. What is the name of the device that we use to measure temperature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How is temperature measured? You can see what you know about this process and the meaning of temperature by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The name of the device that helps measure temperature
  • What Celsius is based on
  • What temperature means
  • Temperature measurement used by everyone but the United States

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember details about what Celsius is based on
  • Interpreting information - read and understand information about the meaning of temperature
  • Reading comprehension - pick out the most important details from the lesson on how to measure temperature

Additional Learning

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  • Why temperature is measured
  • Different ways to measure temperature
  • Other types of temperature measurements