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Heat Applets

What is the difference between Heat and Temperature? Nice example from absorblearning.com
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What is evaporation? Nice animation from absorblearning.com
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What's going on when water boils? Nice example from absorblearning.com
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A cartoon guide to Thermodynamics More suited to third level, but worth a look through 4 Star
       
Convection      
Cool demonstration of convection All you need is a tea-bag (of the herbal variety). From Youtube. Two minutes 5 Star
Convection, sea-floor spreading and plate movement Nice animation from absorblearning.com
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Did you know you can heat a water balloon with a candle? Another one to try in class or at home. Very cool. From Youtube. 30 seconds 5 Star
animation of convection in water    
Conduction
   
animation of kinetic motion of a rod being heated Nice animation from absorblearning.com
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A metal that contracts when heated Zirconium tungstate is important in many areas of technology.
Can you guess why? Text-based
3 Star
Place an ice-cube on two separate blocks - what happens? Something very strange - that's what. MyYouTube 13 mins.  
Firewalking Youtube 16 second 4 Star
  Longest distance firewalk. Youtube 6 minutes 3 Star
  A scientific viewpoint from sceptic Michael Shermer Youtube 7 minutes 5 Star
       
Why is it Hot Underground? YouTube 3 mins. From MinuteScience 4 Star
       
Latent Heat      

Latent heat powering a hurricane

link 3 minute video  
How to Cool a Drink in 2 Minutes link Youtube 2 minutes  
Heating curve for steraic acid From absorblearning.com
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Cooling curve for steraic acid From absorblearning.com
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Melting ice From absorblearning.com
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Using steam to light a match Because it has absorbed a lot of energy. YouTube. 3 mins 4 Star
       
Radiation Man tossing hot and cold water balloons (thermal infrared!). From Youtube. 45 seconds. 5 Star
       
Use salt to help cool a can of coke They should have used a thermometer to indicate the temperature. Why not try it yourself? Metacafe. 2 minutes 4 Star
       
Watch as water gives out heat while freezing Thought-provokiing clip to test your understanding of latent heat. Youtube 3 minutes 5 Star
What happens when you put a hot metal sphere in water?
It's called The Leidenfrost Effect. MyYoutube. 3 minutes
 
       
Mandatory Experiments      
SHC of a liquid From mathsphysics.com 4 Star
SHC of a liquid using a copper cylinder link YouTube video from c4science 4 Star
SHC of a liquid by the electrical method link YouTube video from c4science 4 Star
SLH of fusion of ice From mathsphysics.com 4 Star
  link YouTube video from c4science 4 Star
SLH of vapourisation of water From mathsphysics.com 4 Star
  link YouTube video from c4science 4 Star