The Intriguing Physics Inside an Igloo.

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TítuloThe Intriguing Physics Inside an Igloo.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2001
AutoresGonzález-Espada, WJ, Bryan, LA, Kang, N-H
JournalPhysics Education
Pagination290 - 92
Date Published2001/00/00
ISBN NumberISSN-0031-9120
Palabras claveElementary Secondary Education, Energy, Heat, Physics, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Temperature

Discuses the counterintuitive fact that ice is a good insulator and creates a 'teachable moment' for describing the use of discrepant events as a strategy for science instruction and exploring a possible solution to the question, "How warm can the interior of an igloo get?" (Author/ASK)