Wooden 24cm Galileo, Clock And

Wooden 24cm Galileo, Clock And

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Observe time, humidity and temperature with this attractive wooden Galileo weather station.
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The Galileo thermometer is made of a sealed glass cylinder containing a clear liquid (usually paraffin or ethanol) and a series of sealed glass bulbs with different densities. This stylish weather station is fitted with a timepiece and a barometer for measuring atmospheric pressure.

Galileo, the famous Italian physicist, discovered that the density of a liquid changes in proportion to its temperature. As the temperature increases, the density of the clear liquid decreases causing the bulbs to sink; and vice versa. Tags attached to the bulbs then allow you to determine the temperature.

The temperature is typically read from an engraved metal disc on each bulb. Usually a gap separates the top group of bulbs from the bottom group of bulbs, lowest ball of the top cluster determines the temperature. If a bulb is free-floating in the gap, then its tag reading would be closest to the ambient temperature.

Warning: This product is not a toy. Keep away from children. Contains Paraffin oil/Light wax oil. In case of breakage: If liquid becomes in contact with skin, rinse with plenty of water and ensure the room is well ventilated as the oil has a strong odour. Use gloves to clean up spills. Do not ingest. If ingested call your nearest poison line and wash out mouth with water.

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  • Galileo Thermometer Weather Station
  • Wooden frame
  • Humidity readings
  • Clock
  • Temperature range 18-26
  • 23cm tall

WARNING - KEEP BATTERIES OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

  • Swallowing may lead to serious injury in as little as 2 hours or death, due to chemical burns and potential perforation of the oesophagus.

  • If you suspect your child has swallowed or inserted a button battery immediately call the 24-hour Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 for fast, expert advice.

  • Examine devices and make sure the battery compartment is correctly secured, e.g. that the screw or other mechanical fastener is tightened. Do not use if compartment is not secure.

  • Dispose of used button batteries immediately and safely. Flat batteries can still be dangerous.

  • Tell others about the risk associated with button batteries and how to keep their children safe.

NOTE: The 24-hour Poisons Information Centre is the correct first response in Australia 13 11 26.

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