Temperature describes how hot or cold something is. An object’s temperature represents its average thermal energy—how fast or slowly its atoms or molecules are moving.
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Chemistry, Earth Science, Meteorology, Physics
Thermometer in the Snow
Electronic thermometers, like this, use differences in the flow of electricity to gauge temperature changes.
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June 9, 2023
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