What is insulation? What is the best insulation? What makes insulation good at what it does? What important things do insulations have in common? This insulation lab answers all of these questions. The students will test six materials by measuring their control of heat loss from water. It's a fun lab which requires careful observation and accurate recording of data. Review questions direct students' cognitive thought and comprehension of insulation concepts. Students will produce a line graph to represent results and give visual representation of data. Answer key is included.