4. Noble and base metals – 4.2 Conductivity of heat (tacher instruction)
Background information on the content and practical information on conducting the “Conductivity of heat" experiment.
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Different metals have different thermal conductivities. The students should think about:
• In which metal technical devices is heat conduction important?
• Why do houses with a tin roof get hotter than houses with a tile roof?
• Why do frying pans often have wooden or plastic handles?