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Hands-on Activity

Keepin it Cool

Fun Forces
Summary
Students will gain an understanding of the engineering design process by designing and observing different containers that slow down the process of heat transfer.
Overview
Topic: Heat Transfer
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how to use the design process
  • An exploration of the factors that affect the rate of heat transfer
Objective
I'In this activity, students will examine different types of insulation. They will create and test their own insulating 'ice chambers'.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 2 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

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