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What does Color have to do with Cooling?

What does Color have to do with Cooling?

In this demonstration/experiment, learners discover that different colors and materials (metals, fabrics, paints) radiate different amounts of energy and therefore, cool at different rates. Learners predict if the aluminum or white cylinder will cool the fastest and then collect measurements at 1-minute intervals to find out. This activity can be related to a discussion on earth systems and global warming. Note: this activity involves some...

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