Building a Better Hand Warmer
Students use a temperature sensor to determine the heat of solution of a number of ionic compounds and propose a practical hand warmer design.
This lab incorporates principles of thermochemistry and engineering in the proposed creation of a viable product. Students are expected to use thermodynamic data, material cost and knowledge of chemical toxicity to propose a design for a commercially producible hand warmer.Preview Download
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|IB Topics||AP Topics|
|5.1; 5.2; 5.3; 15.1||ENE-2.D; ENE-2.E; ENE-2.F|
Set of six styrofoam calorimeter cups for beginning Calorimetry
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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