ERIC Number: EJ860307
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
The Homigrade Thermometer
Greenslade, Thomas B., Jr.
Physics Teacher, v46 n9 p548-549 Dec 2008
In principle, designing a thermometer scale is easy. The trick lies in persuading others to use your scale. The Homigrade scale is an example of a clever and useful scale that has never caught on. Students can use it as an example of how they might set up their own arbitrary temperature scales.
Descriptors: Climate, Measurement Equipment, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Laboratory Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Physics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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