Materials List: Our Sun and Heat Transfer Basics:
Heat It Up!

To share with the entire class (teacher demonstration):

  • clear baking dish (ideal: 8x8 inch [20x20 cm] PyrexTM baking dish)
  • 6 or more dictionaries or thick text books
  • portable heat source, such as a small burner, can of SternoTM, propane or small warming candle in a fireproof holder
  • fireproof surface
  • water
  • food coloring (orange works well)
  • glitter
  • digital thermometer
  • Heat Transfer Worksheet, one per person