Teacher manual for Advanced Environmental and Earth Sciences labs. Has both the printed version and a flash drive with teacher tips, a PDF of teacher version and editable Word student version.
Use a temperature sensor to determine the effect the color of a container has on the temperature of water in the container as it is heated using radiant energy.
Determine the effect the color of a container has on the temperature of water in the container as it is heated using radiant energy. Through this investigation, students:
Students gain experience conducting the following procedures:
Graduated cylinder, 100-mL
Heat lamp (or 150 W lamp)
Insulated pad - 2
Radiation cans (one black, one silver) - 2
Water, room temperature - 0.5 L
This experiment may require software and an interface for data collection.