Day by Day

Day 1, Jan 20

Introduction to inquiry. Temperature perception.

Day 2, Jan 22

Sixteenth Century Ideas. Physiology of temperature sensation.

Day 3, Jan 29

The thermometer. Chemothermal sensation.

Day 4, Feb 3

Chemothermal sensation. Properties of gases.

Day 5, Feb 5

Simulation of Particulate model for gases. Kinetic Molecular Theory

Day 6, Feb 10

Gas properties and laws.
Historical ideas about heat.

Day 7, Feb 12

Heating and cooling curves

Day 8, Feb 17

Latent heat of phase change

Day 9, Feb 19

Phase change, intermolecular forces, and heat

Day 10, Feb 24

Phase change, intermolecular forces, and heat

Day 11, Feb 26

Phase change, intermolecular forces, and molecular structure

Day 12

Exam day. No class videos.

Day 13, Mar 5

Thermal equilibrium

Day 14, Mar 10

Heat transfer by conduction

Day 15, Mar 12

Heat and energy. Heat capacity relationship.

Day 16, Mar 24

Heat transfer by convection and radiation

Day 17, Mar 26

Consumer product investigation

Day 18, Mar 31

Consumer product investigation synthesis

Day 19, Apr 2

Intern: Refractory materials.

Day 20, Apr 7

Heat transfer application

Day 21, Apr 9

Intern: Animal biological adaptations to thermal environment

Day 22, Apr 14

Intern: Chemical reactions and energy

Day 23, Apr 16

Intern: Energy production and environmental consequences

Day 24, Apr 21

Chemical reactions, bonding, and energy

Day 25, Apr 23

Chemical reactions, bonding, and energy. Explosive materials.

Day 26, Apr 28

Student poster session

Day 27, Apr 30

Entropy, energy transfer.
Consumer products.
Wrap up.