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Lesson Worksheet: Measuring Temperature Science
In this worksheet, we will practice exploring measuring temperature using a thermometer, discovering how thermometers work by creating and using a thermometer, and understanding 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?
- AWarm water
- BApple juice
- CHot tea
Fill in the blank: Measuring temperature is important because it is .
- Aused in the food industry for food storage
- Bused in the medical field to determine the health of a patient
- Chelpful in knowing the conditions outside for daily activities
- DAll of the above
Which of these is a common liquid used in thermometers?
Fill in the blank: Medical thermometers are used to measure the temperature .
- Aof food
- Cof liquids
- Dof the human body
Fill in the blank: A thermometer is used to measure .
Which of the following is not a part of a Celsius thermometer?
- AA glass tube
- CA mercury bulb
- DA capillary tube
If the temperature of water is measured as 100 degrees Celsius, how much is that in degrees Fahrenheit?
Fill in the blank: Mercury is used in thermometers because .
- Ait does not stick to the walls of the capillary tube
- Bit is seen easily through glass
- Cit is a good conductor of heat
- DAll of the above
Fill in the blank: The volume of the liquid in a thermometer as the temperature increases.
- Astays the same
The thermometer below was placed in warm water.
What happened to the liquid in the thermometer?
- AIt moved down.
- BIt moved up.
- CIt evaporated.
- DNothing happened.
Which of the following explains why this happened?
- ALiquids contract when they are heated.
- BLiquids expand when they are cooled.
- CLiquids expand when they are heated.
- DLiquids evaporate when they are heated.