Materials List: Energy Conversions

For the combustion demo:

  • sterno or other heating source
  • 250 ml erlemeyer flask with a 1-hole stopper
  • pre-heated water (near boiling) in a thermos
  • ring stand to hold pinwheel and flask above heating source
  • pinwheel
  • various electrical, mechanical or battery-operated devices (one per group); examples: battery-operated flashlight, shaking flashlight, light-solar panel-LEGO motor set-up, personal heat packet, Genecon generator, hairdryer, glow stick
  • Energy Conversion Student Worksheet