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Exploring Specific Heat Capacity and Thermal Conductivity Kit

Item # 753485

Engage students with the discrepant events of catching money on fire without it burning and boiling water in a paper cup. Four groups investigate thermal conductivity using conductometers, 4 different groups calculate the specific heat of copper and aluminum shot, and then the groups switch tasks. With this knowledge, challenge your students to explain these discrepant events. Includes demonstration materials, lab materials, and instructions.

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$84.30

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Engage students with the discrepant events of catching money on fire without it burning and boiling water in a paper cup. Four groups investigate thermal conductivity using conductometers, 4 different groups calculate the specific heat of copper and aluminum shot, and then the groups switch tasks. With this knowledge, challenge your students to explain these discrepant events. Includes demonstration materials, lab materials, and instructions. Thermometers and common lab equipment are needed but not supplied.

  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Toy contains a marble. Not for children under 3 yrs.
  • Excepted Quantity - This product is/contains a DOT regulated hazardous material in an excepted quantity. This does not incur a hazardous materials fee. Orders shipping to HI and AK are subject to review and may incur additional shipping charges.
 
Components Qty Included?
Conductometers with Paraffin Wax 4 Included
Candles 5 Included
Polystyrene Cups with Lids 8 Included
Plain Paper Cups 10 Included
Copper Shot, 125 g 1 Included
Aluminum Shot, 125 g 1 Included
Isopropyl Alcohol, 70%, 30 mL 1 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Hot Plates 4 Needed, Not Included
Beaker, 250 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 400 mL 4 Needed, Not Included
Large Test Tubes 8 Needed, Not Included
Heat-Resistant Surface 4 Needed, Not Included
Stopwatches 4 Needed, Not Included
Test Tube Tongs 4 Needed, Not Included
Weigh Boats 8 Needed, Not Included
Balances (accurate to 0.1 g) 4 Needed, Not Included
Digital Thermometers 4 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinders 4 Needed, Not Included
Bunsen Burner (with cast-iron support ring, stand, and wire gauze) Needed, Not Included
Index Cards Needed, Not Included
Crucible Tongs Needed, Not Included
Matches Needed, Not Included
Paper Currency or Filter Paper Needed, Not Included
Distilled Water Needed, Not Included

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