Coffee Thermocline Lab

Title

Coffee Thermocline Lab

Files

Download Coffee Lab Task Sheet.pdf (364 KB)

Download 1_Overview.pdf (341 KB)

Download 2_Outline.pdf (308 KB)

Download 3_Setup.pdf (364 KB)

Download 4_Data_Examples.pdf (664 KB)

Download 5_Background.pdf (403 KB)

Download 6_Assessment_Items.pdf (461 KB)

Description

A layered system of co ffee and milk serves as a physical model for temperature gradients in lakes or the atmosphere, where temperature depends on both a temporal and spatial variable. Students create, observe, and collect temperature data of their own, graph the data, and develop mathematical models to fit the data.

Publication Date

2016

Coffee Thermocline Lab

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