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Temp. and Thermal E.

FME: Chapter Six, Section One

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temperature the measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a substance.
Fahrenheit scale the temperature scale on which 32 and 212 are the temperatures at which water freezes and boils; the commonly used scale in the United States.
Celsius scale the temperature scale on which zero and 100 are the temperatures at which water freezes and boils; the scale used by most of the world.
Kelvin scale the temperature scale on which zero is the temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter; commonly used in physical science.
absolute zero the temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter.
thermal energy the total energy of all of the particles in a substance.
Water freezes in Fahrenheit 32 degrees F
Water boils in Fahrenheit 212 degrees F
Absolute zero in Fahrenheit -460 degrees F
Water freezes in Celsius 0 degrees C
Water boils in Celsius 100 degrees C
Absolute zero in Celsius -273 degrees C
Water freezes in Kelvin 273 K
Water boils in Kelvin 373 K
Absolute zero in Kelvin 0 K
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