Worksheet: Measuring and Estimating Temperature

In this worksheet, we will practice how to choose reasonable temperatures in real-life situations and find the change in temperature using integers in degrees Fahrenheit and degrees Celsius.

Q1:

Find the change in temperature from to . Use an integer to represent the change.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q2:

Which is smaller, a temperature change from to or from to ?

• Afrom to
• Bfrom to

Q3:

Express the change in temperature from to as an integer.

Q4:

Which is greater, a temperature change from to or from to ?

• Afrom to
• Bfrom to

Q5:

It is in city A and it is hotter in city B. What is the temperature in city B?

Q6:

Express the change in temperature from to as an integer.

Q7:

Daniel and William each read a thermometer outside on a cool spring day. Daniel said it is outside, and William said it is outside. Who is correct?

• AWilliam
• BDaniel

Q8:

Which of these is a unit for measuring temperature?

• AMeter
• BDegree Celsius
• CHour
• DThermometer

Q9:

Which of the following water temperatures is suitable for a bath?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q10:

What is the average body temperature of a human being?

Q11:

The boiling point of water is .

Q12:

The table shows the hottest and coldest temperatures in some cities. Which city has the highest temperature?

 City Hottest Temperature Coldest Temperature 𝐴 𝐵 𝐶 𝐷 2 9 ∘ C 3 4 ∘ C 3 1 ∘ C 3 9 ∘ C 1 8 ∘ C 2 5 ∘ C 2 1 ∘ C 2 7 ∘ C
• A
• B
• C
• D

Q13:

A thermometer measured the temperature to be . Determine whether this temperature is hotter or colder than room temperature.

• Acolder
• Bhotter

Q14:

One day, the highest temperature was . Which of these could have been the lowest temperature on that day?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q15:

The table shows the hottest and coldest temperatures in some cities. Which city has the highest “coldest temperature”?

 City Hottest Temperature Coldest Temperature Rome Vienna Geneva Stockholm London 2 3 ∘ C 1 3 ∘ C 1 9 ∘ C 1 7 ∘ C 1 0 ∘ C 1 7 ∘ C 7 ∘ C 1 3 ∘ C 9 ∘ C 3 ∘ C
• AStockholm
• BRome
• CVienna
• DLondon
• EGeneva

Q16:

What is the freezing point of water?

Q17:

What is the temperature at which water becomes ice?

Q18:

What is the temperature at which water boils?

Q19:

Temperatures were measured over a period of two days. On the first day, the temperature was . On the second day, the temperature was . Determine whether the second day was hotter or colder.

• Ahotter
• Bcolder