Shelter Warmth

Discuss insulation and natural insulating materials/behaviours (feathers, fur, fat/blubber, huddling, homes, etc.). In pairs students receive a water bottle. Fill with warm water, measure temperature and insulate the bottle (wrap in paper, newspaper, cloth, etc.). Each student pair places their bottle outside in a chosen shelter, and records the temperature of the shelter and water inside bottle. Wrap-up: best insulating materials.

Download File
Print File

ShapesShelter Warmth – Chicks