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# How Hot Is One Million Degrees Kelvin? Activity Sheet

Directions: Use the formulas to complete the table.

 Fahrenheit (Tf) Celsius (Tc) Kelvin (Tk) Tf = [(9/5) x Tc] + 32 Tc = (5/9) x (Tf - 32) Tc = Tk M-- 273 Tk = Tc + 273

ObjectFahrenheitCelsiusKelvin
1. Absolute zero°°
2. Freezing point32°° °
3. Room temperature°21° °
4. Boiling point212°° °
5. The Solar Corona°° 1,000,000°
6. Universe at Big Bang ° °
7. Surface Temperature of Sun ° 5727°°
8. Temperature required for H fusion15,000,000° °°
9. Ice water°° °
10. Classroom temperature° °°
11. School yard (soil)° °°
12. Current outdoors temperature° °°
13. Student temperature (one student)° °°

14. Imagine you are asked to describe how hot 1,000,000° is to a friend. Write a dialogue of your discussion.

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15. Depending on the task, scientists may prefer one temperature scale to another. Pretend you are a x-ray astronomer studying the x-rays emitted by stars. Which temperature scale would be most beneficial to your research? Why?
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