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Modelling Adaptations to Heat

Instructions

Design an experiment modelling structural adaptations to heat. But there is a catch! You are only allowed to use the materials listed.

Location

Classroom

Materials

Per group of students:
● coloured paper
● 3 x soft drink cans
● water
● thermometer
● timer
● sticky tape
● scissors
● measuring beaker

Before you begin:

1. What structural adaptation do you think you are modelling in this experiment?



2. Brainstorm ideas for your procedure here:

Write a brief report below:

Aim:

 

Variables:

Independent  
Dependent  
Controlled  


Hypothesis:



 

Method:

Include a drawing of your experimental set up.












 

Results:

Tabulate and graph your results.











 

Conclusion: