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9.4 Differential Heating Inquiry Lab - PreLab

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  • In the last session, you learned about differential heating. Now it is time for you to create and perform an experiment to answer the following question:


    Compare the rate at which water heats and cools with the rate at which soil heats and cools.


    Submit the following to your teacher:

    • Problem/Question (listed above)
    • Hypothesis (if...then...because...)
    • Materials list
    • Procedure (step by step)
    • Outline of data collection such as skeleton data tables