Lesson: Measuring Temperature Science
In this lesson, we will learn how to explore measuring temperature using a thermometer, discover how thermometers work by creating and using a thermometer, and understand the use of liquids in thermometers.
Benjamin was using a Celsius thermometer to test the temperature of different liquids. He tested hot tea, apple juice, and warm water. The table below shows his results.
|Substance||Apple juice||Warm water||Hot tea|
For which substance did the mercury rise the highest?
Fill in the blank: Measuring temperature is important because it is .
Which of these is a common liquid used in thermometers?