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    Wire & Flame

    • 4-inch Length of Steel Wire
    • 4-inch Length of Copper Wire
    • Stop Watch
    • Matches
    • Candle
    • Aluminum Foil

    Conduction & Containers

    • Heat Source
    • Large (400-500 mL) Beaker
    • 250 mL Beaker
    • Empty Metal Can
    • Styrofoam Cup
    • 3 Thermometers
    • Masking Tape
    • Heat gloves
    • Beaker Tongs
    • Aluminum Foil (for candle stand and lids)

    *Both wires should be the same gauge 

    *The Glass Beaker, Metal Can, and Styrofoam Cup should be about the same diameter

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