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Fahrenheit, Celsius, and their temperature scales

Author: Yoming S Lin
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the scientists behind the two most commonly used temperature scales, and explains how their scientific research and innovations are still used today.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit; Anders Celsius; Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit; Anders Celsius; Anders Celsius; Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit; Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit; Anders Celsius
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yoming S Lin
ISBN: 9781448850358 1448850355
OCLC Number: 709407664
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Two scientists --
Young Fahrenheit --
The glass thermometer --
Fahrenheit's scale --
Growing up in Uppsala --
Celsius's earlier work --
Celsius makes a scale --
Their important work --
Timeline --
Inside the science.
Responsibility: Yoming S. Lin.

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Describes the scientists behind the two most commonly used temperature scales, and explains how their scientific research and innovations are still used today.

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