Daniel Fahrenheit

A Grade 9 Reading Skill Resource

Daniel Fahrenheit was an orphan who created the first accurate temperature scale. His parents were wealthy merchants. Unfortunately, when Fahrenheit was fifteen years old they both died. They had eaten poisonous mushrooms, a culinary hobby of the rich.

This is a biography about the Polish inventor who created the first scientifically useful thermometer.

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