Ch. 12 Temperature and Heat12.1 TemperatureWhat is Temperature?It is a measure of how “hot” something is.We use Thermometersto measure the temperature of something. Most rely on the fact that materials expand when heated. There are several different temperature scales.The two most commonly used are Fahrenheitand Celsius:CelsiusFahrenheitBoiling point of water100 oC212 oFFreezing point of water0 oC32 oFBetween the freezing and boiling points, we have 180 oF and 100 oC. Thus, 100 oC = 180 oF. Relative to the freezing point, then: FC1o59o=
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