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Willis Carrier, Inventor of Air Conditioning: Biography & Quotes

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Before the term 'air conditioning' came about, it was called:

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1. American engineer Willis Carrier designed the first air conditioning system in 1902 to solve what unique problem?

2. American engineer Willis Carrier developed what scientific formulae to measure the ratio between temperature and humidity

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is available in case you want to test your understanding of Willis Carrier, the inventor. The year during which the first air conditioned home was introduced and the kinds of buildings into which air conditioning systems were initially installed are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you know about:

  • Term used before air conditioning
  • When Willis Carrier introduced the first air conditioned home
  • Formula Carrier is responsible for that measured the ratio between temperature and humidity
  • Why Carrier designed the first air conditioning system

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on Willis Carrier
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about where air conditioning systems were first installed
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Carrier designed the first air conditioning system and interpret it correctly

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If you want to learn more about this man and his importance to society today, look through the lesson called Willis Carrier, Inventor of Air Conditioning: Biography & Quotes. Other topics you can review include:

  • The meaning of HVAC
  • Why Carrier's legacy lives on
  • Willis Carrier's early life
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