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Revised_Sp_Ht_Metal-mine - PNHS Physics Specific Heat of a...

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IB Physics II   Specific Heat of a Metal Michael Wenstrup Date:   10/12/10 Codes: 3.2.2          Hours:  1.5       Evaluating:  DCP, C&E Discussion:   The specific heat of a substance is the amount of thermal energy that must be added to raise the          temperature of a unit  mass of the substance through 1 degree Celsius.  During this investigation           you will use the Law of Conservation of Energy as a  means of measuring the specific heat of a             metal.  You will set up your calorimeter in the following manner:                        Thermometer Materials:     tap water          beaker         2 Thermometers           Small Styrofoam Cup         2 Foam Cups (different sizes)         Metal sample         Hot Plate           Large Styrofoam Cup         Tongs Purpose: Find the specific heat of a metal and compare it to the literature value for specific heat capacity.   Method: 1. Boil water and aluminum on hot plate.
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