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  • 1. Kelvin William Thomson, Lord By A K
  • 2. About Kelvin…
    • Scottish mathematician and physicist who contributed to many branches of physics.
    • calculated the age of the earth from its cooling rate.
    • I picked him because I wanted to learn more about physic.
  • 3. Birth Certificate
    • William Thomson
    • Born- 1824
    • Location- Belfast, Ireland
    • Gender- Male
    • Mother- Margaret Gardner
    • Father- Dr. James Thomson
  • 4. Diary Entry
    • Dear Diary,
    • I turned 9 years old and I started attending Royal Belfast Academical Institution. We live in a urban area now. Belfast is very big.That’s all for now.
  • 5. “Mock” Newspaper
    • Today, William Thomson Developed the Kelvin scale which shows the absolute temperature measurement. He has given the title Baron Kelvin in honor of his achievement and therefore often described as Lord Kelvin.
  • 6. Timeline
    • 1824 - June 26- Kelvin William Thomson was born.
    • 1830 – William’s mother, Margret Gardner Died.
    • 1841- Entered the University of Glasgow.
    • 1846 - Became Professor of Natural Philosophy at Glasgow university.
    • 1847 - Defined the absolute temperature scale.
    • 1907 – Kelvin William Thomson Died .
  • 7. Cool fact & Quote
    • Thermodynamics . noting or pertaining to an absolute scale of temperature (Kelvin scale) in which the degree intervals are equal to those of the Celsius scale and in which the triple point of water has the value 273.16 Kelvin.
    • "When you can measure what you are speaking about and express it in numbers, you know something about it." ~Lord Kelvin~
  • 8. Pictures
  • 9. Family Info.
    • Wife – Margret Gardner.
    • Children- Out of their children, only 4 boys and 2 girls survived infancy.
    • Kelvin had a elder brother, James Thomson.
  • 10. Other Jobs
    • His later career was a Electric telegraph engineer and inventor, Which what made him famous to the public eye and ensured his wealth, fame, and honor.