Comparing the Specific Heat of Metals II

Description: Equal masses of metals are placed in boiling water, and the temperatures allowed to equilibrate. The hot metals are placed on a track of beeswax and allowed to run down the track, melting the wax as they go. The metal with the higher specific heat goes farther down the track.


Source: UW Card Catalog

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Keywords: lead, aluminum, heat capacity, beeswax

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