Recommended for Elementary.
How does a thermos keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold? This activity will give you a chance to use some of the things you have learned about heat to design your own thermos.
In this activity, you will
- Use what you learned about heat to design a thermos that will keep cold water cold for as long as possible.
- Measure the changing temperature of the water in the thermos.
Sensors and Equipment
This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.
You may also need an interface and software for data collection. What do I need for data collection?
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