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Calories From a Heat Pack
Calories From a Heat Pack

Featured Products Calories From a Heat Pack This article was written with the intention to focus on middle school science experiments, however, I would not be surprised if high school teachers of physics and chemistry also benefit from it. How...

See Energy Transformation with a thermal camera or steel spheres
See Energy Transformation with a thermal camera or steel spheres

Featured Products See Energy Transformation  You can calculate the thermal energy created when the ball hit the bat by using the Law of Conservation of Energy. Before the collision, the center-of-mass of the bat (mass 1kg) was moving at about...

Kinetic Energy Into Thermal Energy
Kinetic Energy Into Thermal Energy

Featured Products Kinetic Energy Into Thermal Energy Watch how silly putty and simple steel spheres can be used to demonstrate the conversion of kinetic energy into thermal energy! (And you thought Silly Putty was for copying comics from the newspaper!)...

LN is Cool Stuff
LN is Cool Stuff
Chapter 23 Lab #64:Purpose: To determine the specific heat of brass and the heat of vaporization of nitrogen.
Getting Steamed Up
Getting Steamed Up
Chapter 23 Lab #63: Students will determine the heat of vaporization of water.
Melting Away
Melting Away
Chapter 23 Lab #62:Students will measure the heat of fusion of water.
Demos on Heat
Demos on Heat
Additional Demos to expand on the properties of heat.