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8.12 Measure, estimate, order and compare temperature

Lesson

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Can you order $2$2 digit numbers?

Order these numbers from largest to smallest.

  1. $48,84,44$48,84,44

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Learn

In this video, we will see how to tell which temperature is hotter or colder, how to order from coldest to hottest, and how to read the temperature on a thermometer.

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Question 1

What temperature is shown on the thermometer?

Question 2

Which of the following temperatures is in order from hottest to coldest?

  1. $35^\circ$35°, $39^\circ$39°, $38^\circ$38°

    A

    $39^\circ$39°, $38^\circ$38°, $35^\circ$35°

    B

    $35^\circ$35°, $39^\circ$39°, $38^\circ$38°

    A

    $39^\circ$39°, $38^\circ$38°, $35^\circ$35°

    B

Remember!

Temperature is used to measure how hot or cold something is, the colder it is the lower the degrees Celsius.

 

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