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Description of how heat transfer by convection works.
A description and diagram of liquid, solid, gas phase transitions including the concepts of latent heat of fusion and vaporisation.
A brief description of how fridges work, using the evaporation of a liquid to absorb heat. This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.
A good interactive game from the Arizona Science Center that uses Shockwave to let you build your own house to be the right temperature for all seasons.
Good revision guide aimed at UK A level standard, covers topics such as temperature scales, heat capacity, gas laws etc.
The Stirling Engine is used to cool satellites in space but it's also making a comeback as a potential source of power in remote places.
Description of how the properties of water such as surface tension, specific heat and phase changes enable life on earth.
Wilhelm Wien (1864 - 1918) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1911 for his discoveries concerning the laws of heat radiation.
Instructions on how to build various types of steam engines made into simple toys. With explanations on how they work and pictures.
From Berkeley University. Descriptive plates of various physics demonstrations in mechanics, heat, electricity, magnetism optics, astronomy.
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