Tagged: cooling

cooling curve

visitors this year: 110 Cooling curve Two temperature sensors can collect some interesting information about cooling during a change of state. In this experiment the temperature of a water bath increases as a substance...

insulation

visitors this year: 167 You can use a temperature sensor to study the insulating properties of materials. Two temperature sensors allow you to compare different materials at the same time. In this example two...

freezing a bun or bread roll

visitors this year: 48 We scientists do the strangest of things. We wanted to see the temperature changes when you freeze and thaw things. So we took a ‘bun’ (a bread roll), placed temperature...

a cooling curve

visitors this year: 3,565 I expect that when something cools, it will get cooler in a plodding kind of way. That’s true, but when something changes state, the cooling is not so steady.The graph...

hack for test tube holders – like no other

visitors this year: 100 From Roger Frost’s austerity lab tips, when you run┬átraining days in hotels, one improvises, as this tip shows: This IKEA tea towel clip gained an unusual second life as boiling...