Subject: Basic Science
Topic: Temperature: Difference between heat and temperature
Temperature is the degree of hotness or coldness of a body. It tells how cold or warm our body is.
A thermometer is the standard instrument used to measure temperature.
Types of Thermometers
Liquid-in-glass thermometer e.g. mercury-in-glass thermometer and a alcohol-in glass thermometer.
Maximum and Minimum thermometer
Clinical thermometer: A clinical thermometer is used in hospitals to measure body temperature.
Difference between Heat and temperature
i) Heat is a form of Energy Temperature is a quality or property of an object
ii) Causes change in temperature is the degree of heat generated
iii) Heat is the change that flows Temperature determines the direction heat flow
Home work: Differentiate between Heat and Temperature.