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Insulation - stacked cups
 
Three plastic cups are stacked inside each other and a temperature probe placed between each cup. Before stacking the final cup hot water (take care) is poured into the middle cup. Quickly stack the final cup and start logging!
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What do think will happen?
Will the temperature rise at the same rate in all three cups?

You will find a sample result in the Stack SID file

Experiment: Laurence Rogers

 

Activities in this section adapted from The IT in Science book of Data logging and Control. © IT in Science and may be reproduced as needed for use within your school.

 

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