Regardless of the time of year or region of the country students live in, they have likely experienced moisture on the outside of a cold drink or other cold surface. In this activity, students will prepare a sample of humid air since the ambient air is too dry. Then students will place a cold container in the sample of humid air while leaving another cold container in the drier classroom air. By comparing the results, students will identify the factors that cause moisture to form the outside of a cold cup.


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