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How to Take Your Child's Temperature

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Words to Know

“F” stands for Fahrenheit (FER-un-hyt)— a scale of numbers to show temperature. Used mostly in the United States.

“C” stands for Centigrade (SEN-tuh- grayd)—a different scale of numbers to show temperature. Used mostly outside the United States.

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