Measuring Temperature

Simple Measurement
  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

In this book, readers learn what temperature is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales and where each is used. Readers learn about thermometers and how they help us in everyday life--from taking body temperatures to regulating how cool or warm our homes are.

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978-1-62323-197-2
$34.95
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Category STEM
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF013080, JNF013030
Dewey 536
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 152904
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources


  • Hot or Cold?
  • How to Tell?
  • Thermometers to the Rescue
  • Standard Scales
  • Measuring Mania
  • Feeling Warm
  • Temperature Is Cool
  • Glossary
  • Books and Web Sites
  • Index
Author: Julia Vogel

Illustrator: Luanne Marten

Teaching Guides

Simple Measurement

Knowing how to tell time on a digital and analog clock is an important elementary skill. Additionally, some minutes on the clock can be expressed in different ways (i.e., quarter after two and two fifteen). Giving children practice with both types of clocks is a good way to teach them… View →