Title

The Homigrade Thermometer

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

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.

Journal

The Physics Teacher

Volume

46

First Page

548

Last Page

549