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Conductors and Insulators

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Ages: 8 - 15
Fire Water Balloon - Coolest Conductor of Heat
From YouTube, produced by Steve Spangler
You won't believe your eyes as the water inside the balloon boils, but the balloon never pops! Watch as Steve Spangler demonstrates an amazing property of water... it's ability to conduct heat. (01:52)
April 12, 2011 at 08:53 PM
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Ages: 8 - 16
How It's Made - Fiberglass Insulation
From YouTube
This is an example of real-life application when studying insulators in science.  The professionally-made video provides a detailed explanation of how fiberglass insulation is made.  It begins with recycled pieces of glass and ends with installation ... [more]
April 12, 2011 at 10:04 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
Electrical Conductors: ( An Interactive Game)
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC.Com
In this game, students identify objects which are conductors of energy.  ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
June 21, 2012 at 01:35 PM
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Ages: 8 - 16
Ice Cubes on a Conductor and an Insulator
From YouTube
This brief experiment includes 2 ice cubes: one is placed on a cork mat (an insulator) and one on a metal surface (conductor). Because the metal is a conductor it is able to conduct thermal energy to the ice cube (and take it from the surroundings) m... [more]
April 12, 2011 at 08:32 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Metal Heat Conductors
From YouTube
This is a high school class conducting a science experiment using five different types of metal: aluminum, copper, brass, nickle, and iron. (08:55)
April 12, 2011 at 09:07 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Double Pane Window Cross Section
From YouTube, produced by Buywindowsnow.com
This video clip is actually a salesman demonstrating the features on his double and triple pane windows.  However, double pane windows are a wonderful example of insulation (trapping air) and could be used for real life application in a science lesso... [more]
April 12, 2011 at 09:42 PM
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