# Use correct standard units and tools to measure temperature (°C)

Introduced in the Year 2 curriculum as: "Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels"

We measure temperature in degrees centigrade or ?.

We use thermometers to measure temperature.

Very hot items such as ovens cook things at between 150 and 250 degrees.

We use words like hotter , colder , warmer and cooler to describe temperature.

A hot day might be 25 degrees. On a very cold frosty day, the temperature could be 0 degrees.

Example 1:

This flame is 800?.

Example 2:

This glass of cold milk is 4?.

Example 3:

The cup of tea is warmer than the ice cream.

The ice cream is cooler than the cup of tea.

Example 4:

The flame is hotter than the ice cream.

The ice cream is colder than the flame.

Example 5:

We measure temperature with a thermometer.