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Name: ______________________________________ Date: ________________________ Student Exploration: Conduction and Convection Vocabulary: conduction, conductor, convection, insulator Prior Knowledge Questions (Do these BEFORE using the Gizmo .) 1. Two pots have been sitting on the stove for a while. One pot has a copper handle and the other has a wooden handle. Which handle would you rather touch? Why? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ 2. One of the pots is filled with soup. The soup at the bottom of the pot is warmed by the stove burner, but how does the soup at the top get hot? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Gizmo Warm-up The Conduction and Convection Gizmo VhoZV WZo flaVkV of colored water, one blue and one yellow. Select Copper and Solid chunk from the dropdown lists. (This means the two flasks are separated by a solid piece of copper, and the two liquids cannot touch each other.) 1. Use the sliders to make one flask hotter than the other. Click Play ( ). What happens? __________________ _____________________________________________ 2. Select the DATA tab and look at the graph. What do the blue curve and the yellow curve represent? A. The blue curve represents ______________________________________________ 3. What is the final temperature of the top flask? ____________ Bottom flask? ____________ the temp between A flasks changes of the temp ofblue changes of the temp of yellow B. The yellow curve represents ____________________________________________ 52.5C 47.5L