MS-PS3-3: Thermal Energy Transfer Solution

Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

Clarification Statement: Examples of devices could include an insulated box, a solar cooker, and a Styrofoam cup.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include calculating the total amount of thermal energy transferred.




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Thermal energy transfer (hotter object to colder object)
Thermal energy transfer processes (conduction, convection, and radiation)
Temperature
Device
 - Thermal conductor
 - Thermal insulator
Energy 

Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer. (Energy and Matter)


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