Wednesday, April 18, 2012

H is for Hershey’s Kiss

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We recently received a free science kit from Physics Quest. It came with a comic book/ instruction manual and 4 experiments. The first activity, “Meltdown,” answers the question, “How do different metals conduct heat?”  Emily inserted copper, aluminum, and steel wires into Hershey’s Kisses, taped the wires onto the sides of a glass, and filled the glass with hot wire. Then she observed which of the metals conducted heat well enough to melt the chocolate.

This was a fun and easy experiment. Try it yourself to find out which metal is the best conductor!

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I’m linking to Blogging Through the Alphabet at “Ben and Me.”

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