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A simple experiment to find out how the earth's atmosphere traps the sun's heat. Requires little equipment and safe for all ages.
A clear, basic explanation that applies to other household appliances that heat up (hair dryer, iron electric heater).
A quirky example of heat insulation. It emphasises the difference between thermal energy and temperature. Includes video clips.
A great explanation how Gabriel Fahrenheit, Anders Celsius and Lord Kelvin came to their own conclusions when it came to measuring heat and cold.
Impressive animations of a wide range of different types of heat engine - internal combustion, steam and stirling and - with detailed explanations
A general explanation of the mechanical equivalent of heat and the first and second laws of thermodynamics, text only.
Page giving the Stephan-Boltzman radiation equation.
Explanation of phonons and topics surrounding this.
A good explanation of radiation, convection and conduction.
The site gives details of the different forms of energy ( Light, Heat, Sound, Chemical, Kinetic, Potential, Nuclear) and their sources.
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