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What makes the air warm and air cool?

As air heats up and becomes less dense, it rises higher into the air. As it reaches higher elevations, it encounters less air pressure. The lower air pressure at higher elevations allows the air to expand even more. As it continues to expand, it begins to cool.

What happens to the surrounding air as warm air rises?

When a warm air rises, the air becomes cooler. The warmth of the air expands the air. Because each molecule uses more space for motion, the air expands and becomes less dense. Therefore, the air expands when heated. When an air becomes warm, its air rises, and when it rises it becomes cooler.

Why does heated air rise up?

As the molecules heat and move faster, they are moving apart. So air, like most other substances, expands when heated and contracts when cooled. Because there is more space between the molecules, the air is less dense than the surrounding matter and the hot air floats upward.

Why is it so hot upstairs but cold downstairs?

Physics is the challenge here, because hot air rises and cold air sinks. So your upstairs has a natural tendency to be warmer than lower levels. Hot roof. If you don’t have an attic space to buffer the heat or your roof isn’t well insulated, this will increase the heat factor upstairs.

What is the perfect temperature for a person?

The average normal body temperature is generally accepted as 98.6°F (37°C). Some studies have shown that the “normal” body temperature can have a wide range, from 97°F (36.1°C) to 99°F (37.2°C). A temperature over 100.4°F (38°C) most often means you have a fever caused by an infection or illness.

What should I do if my body temperature is low?

Use warm, dry compress (only on the neck, chest wall, or groin and not on the arms or legs) Do not apply direct heat (no hot water or placing a hot-water bag on the person’s body) Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when necessary (when breathing and pulse is undetectable)

Do you add a degree when taking temp on forehead?

A forehead (temporal) scanner is usually 0.5°F (0.3°C) to 1°F (0.6°C) lower than an oral temperature.

What is the normal forehead temperature?

The normal temperature range on the forehead is approximately between 35.4 °C and 37.4 °C.

How accurate are non-contact forehead thermometers?

The sensitivity and specificity for the non-contact thermometer is 97%. The negative predictive value is 99%, which is especially important to rule out fever and avoid unnecessary laboratory work-up.

What is a normal temperature for a child taken on forehead?

Call your healthcare provider right away if any of these occur. Infant under 3 months old: Ask your child’s healthcare provider how you should take the temperature. Rectal or forehead (temporal artery) temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher, or as directed by the provider.

How do I know if my thermometer is accurate?

Insert the thermometer stem at least an inch deep in the ice water without letting the stem touch the glass. Wait for the thermometer to register; this usually takes a minute or less. The thermometer is accurate if it registers 32° F or 0° C.

Do you add 1 degree to a digital thermometer?

Should I add a degree to oral (under the tongue) and axillary (under the arm) readings? Yes, for the most accuracy. Rectal temperatures are considered most accurate indication of the body’s temperature. Oral and axillary temperature readings are about ½° to 1°F (.