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Wednesday, 25 June 2014 15:23

I1-22: WATER DENSITY VS TEMPERATURE

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  • ID Code: I1-22
  • Purpose: Demonstrate the change in the density of water with temperature.
  • Description: A calibrated thin spherical metal shell with air and shot inside sinks in water at 115 degrees F. The water is then cooled by a fan, whereupon the sphere rises to the top of the water when a temperature of about 110 degrees F is reached. The water can be stirred continually to keep the temperature uniform using the digital thermometer probe, which simultaneously reads the temperature, which is displayed on a large scale. If the sphere starts out floating and is sunk by heating the water, the demonstration requires more time due to surface tension.
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: I0, I1
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