Thermodynamics
Mr. Miller

Name: ____________________

Temperature Scales Worksheet

Directions: Use the diagram below of the three temperature scales to answer the questions.

1. Fill in the chart below with the correct answers:     Celsius           Kelvin       Fahrenheit
1. Boiling point of water                                       _____          _____        ________
2. Freezing point of water                                    _____          _____        ________
3. Absolute zero                                                    _____          _____        ________
4. Melting point of ice                                           _____          _____        ________
5. Number of degrees between boiling point
and freezing point of water                              _____          _____        ________

2. Which is larger, a Kelvin degree or a Fahrenheit degree? ___________________

3. How many Fahrenheit degrees equal one Celsius degree? ________________

4. How many Kelvin degrees equal one Celsius degree? ________________

To convert degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit, use the following formula:

Degrees Fahrenheit = (9/5 x °C) + 32

1. 10 degrees Celsius = ____________ degrees Fahrenheit

2. 37 degrees Celsius = ____________ degrees Fahrenheit

To convert degrees Fahrenheit to degrees Celsius, use the following formula:

Degrees Celsius = 5/9 x (°F – 32)

1. 100 degrees Fahrenheit = ____________ degrees Celsius

2. 63 degrees Fahrenheit = _____________ degrees Celsius

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