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This student activity is designed to explore the energy that can be provided by burning fuels. The heat provided from paraffin or diethylene glycol is measured using the temperature change of water. The concept of the specific heat of water is used to determine the results. Included are notes for instructors wishing to use this material. This activity is part of a PTRA manual on Energy.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    specific heat,NSDL,Collections,chemical energy,General Physics,Classical Mechanics,Burning fuels,combustion,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003070214937T,First Law,Thermal energy,Work and Energy,Middle School,burn,Chemistry,Physics,Thermo & Stat Mech,Thermal Properties of Matter,thermal transfer,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology

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    English

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