Did You Know? Scient”ist”ic Units

Many units of measurement are named after scientists to recognize their work in their chosen fields.

Research each of these scientists and complete the table.

Scientist Unit What Unit Measures
Michael Faraday Farad Electrical capacitance
Georg Simon Ohm
Sir Isaac Newton
James Watt
James Prescott Joule
William Thomson Kelvin
Andre Marie Ampere
Anders Celsius
Madam Marie Curie
Blaise Pascal
Charles Augustin de Coulomb
Heinrich Hertz

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