Materials List: Heat Transfer Lab and Weather Model:
Let’s Get Breezy!

For the teacher's introductory presentation and demonstration:

Each group needs:

To share with the entire class:

  • tap water
  • play sand, 50-lb bag, available at local hardware stores, such as 50-lb Quickrete play sand for $3.49 at Home Depot
  • 2 flat containers or tubs (see Figure 1), one for sand and the other for water, for the lab investigation, such as Rubbermaid® 6.5-quart containers, $20.97 per set of 10 at Walmart at http://www.walmart.com/ip/Rubbermaid-6.5-Quart-Clever-Store-Container-Clear-Comfort-Blue-Set-of-10/16539898 or 9 x 13" aluminum pans
  • 2 250-watt lamps, available at local hardware stores, such as Bayco 300-watt incandescent portable work light (item# 203219, model# FL-302NPDQ8) for $12.23 at Lowes at http://www.lowes.com/pd_203219-1373-FL-302NPDQ8_0__?productId=3122295&Ntt=incandescent+work+light&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNtt%3Dincandescent%2Bwork%2Blight&facetInfo
  • 2 250-watt light bulb, available at local hardware stores, such as Sylvania 25-=watt BR40 base red incandescent heat lamp light bulb (item# 18669, model# 14663) for $10.98 at Lowe's at http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?partNumber=18669-3-14663&langId=-1&storeId=10151&productId=1158791&catalogId=10051&cmRelshp=rel&rel=nofollow&cId=PDIO1
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