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The Homigrade Thermometer
The Physics Teacher
  • Tom Greenslade, Kenyon College
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2008
Disciplines
Abstract
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.
Citation Information
“The Homigrade Thermometer”, The Physics Teacher, 46, 548-549 (2008)