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Heat Conduction Science Class

Teacher: To be announced

Language: English
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Description: Students discover what makes a good heat insulator and conductor as they experiment with a wide variety of materials.

Class Experiments

The following experiments will be demonstrated as part of this class:

Title: Test Heat Insulators
Created: 2008-06-08 05:28:53
Overview: Try to stop some of the heat that goes through things using barriers of various sorts.

Title: Fire walking - Feel the Heat
Created: 2008-06-09 04:46:02
Overview: Suppose you had a long pit in the ground and you were standing at one end of the pit with bare feet....

Title: Baked Alaska
Created: 2008-06-11 02:46:37
Overview: Baked Alaska is a food that involves eggwhites and icecream and conveys the concept of heat insulati...

Title: Hot or Cold?
Created: 2008-06-11 13:46:03
Overview: Is the water hot or cold? Do this fun experiment to try to trick your hands and your brain.

Title: Pour Water over a Radiometer
Created: 2008-06-12 05:20:12
Overview: This is just one of those weird things. It is called a Radiometer. If you shine a light on it it spi...

Materials used

The following materials are required for this class:
- A small light bulb
- 2 wires
- 3 batteries
- Masking tape
- Temperature sensitive film
- A piece of aluminum foil
- A piece of cloth
- A piece of foam
- A piece of leathery looking cloth
- A piece of firebrick
- A piece of metal
- A balloon full of water
- A balloon empty of water
- Bubbles
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