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PURPOSE: To calculate the specific heat of a metal using mass and temperature data obtained by using a calorimeter. MATERIALS NEEDED: Hot plate, beakers, thermometers, Styrofoam cups, tongs, copper strips, aluminum strips, lead strips, and zinc strips. Please Note: This lab is also sold in a bu
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In this fun minds-on experiment, fully aligned to Next Generation Science Standard MS-PS3-4 (or 07-PS3-4 if you're in Kentucky), students will learn that mass affects cooling/heating rates and thermal equilibrium. The standard itself suggests a similar activity. Students will: • Create a hypothes
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This worksheet introduces students to the idea of specific heat and how it is used in calculations. It has them explain what it means for a substance to have a high specific heat and then tasks them with comparing the specific heats of two substances. Students are also asked to calculate the heat,
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This is a single 2-page worksheet covering specific heat and calorimetry. Answer key is included. The download includes a handout master (.pdf) that includes one worksheet, and answer key. This product is designed to help students prepare for the following learning objectives: •Learning Objecti
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This is a set of practice problems I created for my high school physics classes. They are also appropriate for high school physical science and chemistry classes. When purchasing this file, you will receive 1 page of practice problems and the corresponding 1 page KEY. This practice problem set cove
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Your students can practice calculating specific heat, heat capacity, heat lost, heat gained, and mass using this color-by-number. Students LOVE to color, so this is great practice for SPECIFIC HEAT problems. Included in this product: 10 specific heat problems Answer key (EASY GRADING) Puzzled hear
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This 4-page practice packet runs students through various heat calculation problems. Starting with a brief review at the top of the page, in the first section students will need to decide which thermochemical equations they should use to solve a given problem. On the following pages, students ar
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Take your Specific Heat/Heat Capacity lab to the next level with my C.S.I. twist on a traditional lab. Using Heat Energy and Specific Heat calculations, students will determine the specific heat of an unknown metal (evidence from a crime scene) and use this calculation to solve The Case of the Unkno
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This worksheet begins with 2 discussion questions of specific heat and what it means. Then, there are 9 practice problems each solving for one of the variables in the equation: q=mc(delta T) Two versions are included: one with the picture and one without (save on toner) Key Words: specific heat,
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In this minds-on experiment, which is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards MS-PS3-3 and MS-PS3-4 (or 07-PS3-3 and 07-PS3-4 if you're in Kentucky), students will learn the most basic principal of specific heat - that different objects/substances require different amounts of thermal energy to
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This cute Valentines activity is a specific heat worksheet suitable for AP Chemistry. It has four questions which assess students' ability to solve the specific heat formula, as well as to perform energy calculations for matter changing phase as it is heated or cooled. This is the black and whit
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This is a quiz used for testing specific heat (q = M*C*Delta T). It includes a table where the students can reference specific heats, and they are to find the various parts of the formula throughout the questions. There are 10 questions in all, and it includes a key.
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A great lab to demonstrate the transfer of thermal energy. Teacher needs to heat up water and distribute to students. Includes lab analysis questions for assessment of lab. I use styrofoam cups for base and lid. Will need ice for cold water and a way to heat up water for hot water. it really w
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This is an excerpt from my popular line of Bossy Brocci Math & Big Science workbooks on Amazon. Printing should be: LANDSCAPE and DOUBLE-SIDED, with the Flip being along the 'SHORT' edge or side Want MORE Power for your Dollar? Give Brocci Bundles a Try before you buy! To get the Bundles &amp
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This simple laboratory experiment introduces students to specific heat and heat flow via the transfer of energy from a piece of hot metal to a sample of room temperature water. Calculations that follow the experiment allow students to practice working with Q=mc (delta)T, as well as percent error.
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This packet contains both the Predicting Temperature Changes Lab (which explores energy transfer and the first and third laws of thermodynamics) and the Predicting Temperature Changes Extension (which builds on the first lab, but also explores specific heat). The packet includes student instruction
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This is part of Maths (The Physics Bits) for Science Students, available in my shop. Versions for each exam board available. The easy questions are aimed at foundation tier C grade students; these do not require students to rearrange equations or convert non-standard units. The skills involved are
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Make it a lesson day! Give guided instruction for a data/calculation practice sheet then have students complete a few Q=mcT problems for a "lab ticket" and check their answers and then off to the lab! PDF/Word Two Versions of Lab: • Calculation section with no helpful hints • Calculation section wi
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This resource is a fully differentiated lesson aimed at teaching Physics: Internal Energy and Energy Transfers, and links to heat transfers in materials. This lesson has 5 learning objectives that become more challenging as you work through them: *Identify how you can find the specific heat capaci
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Students will: 1. understand that the specific heat of a substance is the amount of heat energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of that substance by one degree Celsius, 2. understand the specific heat equation, 3. understand how the high specific heat of water helps to regulate temperatu
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This worksheet has 13 Earth Science Regents questions about the ozone layer and ozone depletion. This makes a great homework sheet or in-class review. Topics Addressed: Specific heat calculations, Comparing specific heats of materials, Interpreting heating and cooling graphs of materials, Making pr
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This is a classic lab, but I have added a lot to the traditional lab. I have included learning objectives and a fill in the blank procedure. Both the learning objectives and the procedure have a word bank. The lab fits on one piece of paper front and back and there is an answer key for the fill i
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This cute Easter activity is a specific heat worksheet suitable for AP Chemistry. It has four questions which assess students' ability to solve the specific heat formula, as well as to perform energy calculations for matter changing phase as it is heated or cooled. This is the color version of The
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Here is a recounting of a Specific Heat Lab we did with my class. It involves microwaving water, placing a cube in the hot water to absorb the heat, and then transferring the cube to cold water to measure the Specific Heat transferred by the cube. Safety Caution: It does involve microwaved hot water
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