Starter: In conclusion, from last days experiment, which can was the better radiator and why?
Insulators are materials that help reduce the transfer of heat from one place to another. Common examples include wool, foam, and glass. Insulators can be used to keep food or drinks hot or cold for longer.
Insulators of Heat
Aim: To investigate what material is the best insulator.
Results: Record your result here.
What is the function of insulators in general?
- To prevent heat loss or gain
- To conduct heat efficiently
- To generate heat
What are three examples of materials that are used as insulators of heat?