High School (14-18 years)

matchIn this activity students walk in front of the motion detector to match the given distance vs. time graph Activity Match the graph (demo)
foodThis is an activity in which different student groups can investigate different items of food. A sample of a food of known mass is burned, heating a calorimeter. Students record the temperature of water heated in the colorimeter, calculate the energy transferred to the water, and hence estimate the energy present per unit mass of food. Activity Energy content of food (demo)