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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 #22.4 Heat: Chapter 22  Canned Heat: Cooling Down
Lab #22.4 Heat: Chapter 22 Canned Heat: Cooling Down

Purpose In this experiment, you will compare the ability of different surfaces to radiate thermal energy. DiscussionDoes the color of a surface make a difference in how well it radiates thermal energy? If so, how? The answer to these questions...