Patrons experiment putting ice cubes on different surfaces and compare how quickly different materials transfer heat.
|Hints for uses in your library||This activity requires ice cubes, so having a cooler or freezer is required.|
Scientific American: What Makes Ice Melt Fastest?
Ice Melting Experiements for Kids
NASA Space Place: Beat the Heat!
[Suggest a book]
Principles of Heat Transfer by Frank Kreith and Raj M Manglik
What is Heat Energy? By Lynnae D Steinberg
What is Hot? What is Not? By Luana K Mitten, Marcia S Freeman, and Mary M Wagner
Heat by Grace Hansen
Ice by Helen Frost