We use cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By using our site, you accept our use of cookies. You can review our cookie and privacy policy here.
  • Service & Support

    Contact Us

    Our Customer Service team is available from 8am to 6:30pm, ET, Monday through Friday. Live chat is available from 8am to 5:30pm ET, Monday-Friday.

    Call:
    800.334.5551
    Fax:
    800.222.7112
    Email:
    Email Customer Service
     

    International Sales & Service

    We serve educators in more than 170 countries worldwide. Create a quote request on our website or contact our International Sales Team.

    International Ordering
  • Shopping
    Lists

    Login or register now to maximize your savings and access profile information, order history, tracking, shopping lists, and more.

  • Quick
    Order
  • My Cart
    0

    My Cart

    Your Shopping Cart is currently empty. Use Quick Order or Search to quickly add items to your order!

Carolina® First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics

$33.90 - $43.70

Product Highlights

  • Investigate 3 different scenarios for obtaining thermal equilibrium and use the data as evidence to support a claim for the mechanism of heat transfer.
  • High school teacher-led, student-engaged demonstration with reusable materials.
  • Carolina Kits 3D®—Labs that use phenomena to support NGSS and 3-dimensional instruction.

2 Product Options

Description

Place a hot beverage outside on a cold day. Soon, the beverage cools to the temperature of the surrounding air. The colder the air, the faster the cooling seems to occur. Likewise, a cold beverage taken outside on a hot day warms to the ambient temperature. What determines how heat is transferred between objects and how quickly the transfer happens? What can that simple phenomenon tell us about energy transfer in general and about more complex systems that use heat to perform work? In this investigation, students explore the driving question, “What factors affect the rate of transfer of thermal energy?”

Time Requirement
Total, 150 minutes. Teacher prep, 30 minutes. Pre-lab, 30 minutes. Each investigative period, about 90 minutes.

Digital Resources
Includes 1-year access to digital resources that support 3-dimensional instruction for NGSS. Digital resources may include a teacher manual and student guide, pre-lab activities and setup videos, phenomenon videos, simulations, and post-lab analysis and assessments.

Performance Expectations
HS-PS3-1
HS-PS3-2
HS-PS3-4

Crosscutting Concepts
Energy and Matter

Disciplinary Core Ideas
PS3.B: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer

Science and Engineering Practices
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Learning Objectives

  • Monitor or analyze the change in temperature of 2 samples of matter under various conditions.
  • Perform graphical analysis of data related to the transfer of thermal energy.
  • Explain what the experimental results indicate about factors that affect heat transfer.

Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills
Students should have an understanding of the definition of energy and the relationship between thermal energy and temperature. They should also be familiar with the kinetic theory of matter, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and with the 3 methods of heat transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation.

Specifications

Reviews

Questions & Answers

Recommended Accessories

Recommended Accessories

Loading...