Cool Labs

Heat Transfer Radiation
Heat Transfer Radiation

Radiant heat travels in the form of waves. No physical contact between objects is needed to transfer heat by radiation. Students will fill black, white, and silver cans with water, and observe the temperature change in the water when the...

Lab #22.8 Heat: Chapter 22  I'm Melting! I'm Melting!
Lab #22.8 Heat: Chapter 22 I'm Melting! I'm Melting!

Purpose In this activity, you will investigate curious heat transfer ability of different surfaces. Discussion If you walk around the house with bare feet, you probably notice that a tile floor feels much colder than a carpeted floor or rug....