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Title: A Cool Glass of Water
Url: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=...
Creator: Yang, Li-hsuan
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Description: This case study uses the example of ice in fresh and salt water- in which type of water would ice melt more quickly? The lesson helps students explore the concepts of density, heat transfer, conduction and convection. This material would be appropriate for upper level high school or lower level undergraduate classes. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.
LC Classification: Science -- Chemistry -- Special topics, A-Z -- Water
Science -- Physics -- Heat
Science -- Physics -- Heat -- Heat transfer -- Conduction
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Convection
Physics -- Conduction
Physics -- Heat
Physics -- Density
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-24 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-22 11:59:48 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 178
Resource URL Clicks: 31
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