High School / Environmental Science

Specific Heat of Sand versus Water

Use a stainless steel temperature sensor to explore the effect energy has on the temperature of sand and water.

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Wireless Temperature Sensor

The Wireless Temperature Sensor is a general-purpose sensor found in many science labs. With a rugged, waterproof design, and long-lasting battery, students can spend more time collecting data and less time dealing with equipment.

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Physical Science Through Inquiry

Specific Heat of Sand versus Water