Materials List: Stop Heat from Escaping:
Testing Insulation Materials

Each group needs:

  • 4 plastic water or soda bottles, 20-ounce (~590-ml) size
  • hot tap water
  • thermometer with a Fahrenheit scale
  • sheets of newspaper
  • wool sock
  • large piece of aluminum foil (enough to wrap around a bottle)
  • large piece of thick, black plastic bag (enough to wrap around a bottle)
  • tape
  • Stop Heat from Escaping Worksheet