# Temperature Conversion and Specific Heat Converting Temperature

```Topic: Temperature Conversion
and Specific Heat
Converting Temperature
 Temperature can be converted using 2 different
methods:
● Math
● ESRT
Math Temperature Conversion
 To go from F to C
●C=
 To go from C to F
●F=
 To go from C to K
●K=
 K to C
●C=
ESRT Temperature Conversion
Fill in the chart below using your Page 13 in your Best Friends.
Fahrenheit
(°F)
Celsius
(°C)
Kelvin
(K)
30
30
330
What happens to molecular motion
at absolute zero? What temperature
is this in all temperature scales?
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Why does water heat up and cool
down slower than land?
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If you heated equal masses of
basalt and lead, which one would
record a faster increase in
temperature? Explain how you know.
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Which Earth material has the
greatest specific heat?
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Heating Curve for Water
Heat lost
Vaporization
(+2260 J)
Temperature (oC)
gas
100
Melting
(+334 J)
Condensation
(-2260 J)
liquid
0
Solidification
solid (-334 J)
Check the box which describes whether energy
is gained or lost for each process.
Process
Energy
Gained
Energy
Lost
Condensation
Evaporation
Melting
Solidification
How many joules are gained or lost by water
for each of the following processes?
Process
Condensation
Evaporation
Melting
Solidification
Joules
Gained
Joules
Lost
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