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# Investigating the Relationship Between Heat Loss and Surface Area

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Investigating the relationship between heat loss and surface area:volume Introduction I am investigating the relationship between heat loss and surface area:volume. To do this, I will perform an experiment where I will fill 3 different sized beakers with hot water, record the heat loss and look at the similarities and differences between the data I will record. Prediction I think that in doing this experiment I will find that the smallest beaker cools more quickly than the other 2. ...read more.

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This means that the baby will lose heat more quickly than the adult will. Equipment list * 3 different sized beakers (600ml, 250ml and 100ml) * 3 thermometers * stopwatch * hot water bath Diagram Method I will take 3 different sized beakers (600ml, 250ml & 100ml) and measure the volume and surface area. I will do this by measuring the depth and diameter of a beaker and use this equation (?xr�xdepth) ...read more.

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I will then start the stopwatch, and take the temperature of the water in all 3 beakers every minute afterwards. I will record the results in a table. For a fair test I will: * Do the experiment 3 times * Start each experiment at the same temperature * Use the same beakers and thermometers * Do each experiment under the same conditions * Attempt to stir each beaker EQUALLY to ensure a constant temperature throughout the experiment ...read more.

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