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Title: Cold Metal
Url: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/cold-metal
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization).
Description: This site provides an activity on the conductivity and resistivity of various materials. A thermometer and other everyday materials like wood, metal, and styrofoam are used to compare temperatures detected by one’s hands with measured temperatures. The site contains an explanation of the observations and descriptions of insulators and conductors as well as materials needed and assembly for the activity. This activity is part of Exploratorium's Science Snacks series.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Heat -- Heat transfer -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Science -- Physics -- Heat -- Relations between pressure, volume, and temperature -- Solids
Science -- Physics -- Heat -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Heat
Physics -- Temperature
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Source: comPADRE
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