Insulation

This lesson describes insulation and applies it to everyday examples such as a thermos vacuum flask and a house.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these processes does NOT involve particles?

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Q2.What does 'emit' mean?

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Q3.What does 'absorb' mean?

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Q4.To calculate a mean (average)...

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Q5.Complete the sentence: The independent variable is the one we ____________

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Q6.Complete the sentence: The dependent variable is the one we ____________

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Q7.Complete the sentence: The control variable is the one we ____________

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Q8.In regards of keeping cool, what colour coat is best to wear in the summer?

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Q9.A marathon runner has finished his race and is starting to get cold. He wraps himself in a blanket which he uses to reflect the radiation his body is emitting, back towards himself so he can stay warm. What colour blanket should he choose?

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Q10.1 J is equal to 1000 mJ. What is 0.6 J in mJ?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Q1.Which of these processes does NOT involve particles?

1/10

Q2.What does 'emit' mean?

2/10

Q3.What does 'absorb' mean?

3/10

Q4.To calculate a mean (average)...

4/10

Q5.Complete the sentence: The independent variable is the one we ____________

5/10

Q6.Complete the sentence: The dependent variable is the one we ____________

6/10

Q7.Complete the sentence: The control variable is the one we ____________

7/10

Q8.In regards of keeping cool, what colour coat is best to wear in the summer?

8/10

Q9.A marathon runner has finished his race and is starting to get cold. He wraps himself in a blanket which he uses to reflect the radiation his body is emitting, back towards himself so he can stay warm. What colour blanket should he choose?

9/10

Q10.1 J is equal to 1000 mJ. What is 0.6 J in mJ?

10/10

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Insulation

This quiz will have questions from the lesson called 'Insulation' and previous lessons in the Energy topic. Please complete this quiz to consolidate your learning.

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Q1.Fill the gap: an ___________ is bad at transferring energy and a poor thermal conductor

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Q2.Fill the gap: a _________ is an area that contains no particles such as in space

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Q3.Which of these is NOT an example of an insulator?

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Q4.What colour should the inner casing of thermos vacuum flasks be?

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Q5.Fill the gap: the lid on top of a thermos vacuum flask prevents _____________

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Q6.Which of these would help to better insulate your home?

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Q7.Which of these would NOT help to better insulate your home?

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Q8.1000 J is equal to 1 kJ. What is 40 J in kJ ?

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Q9.What does the law of conservation of energy state?

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Q10.How do you get the roaring flame on a Bunsen burner?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Insulation

This quiz will have questions from the lesson called 'Insulation' and previous lessons in the Energy topic. Please complete this quiz to consolidate your learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Question 10

Q1.Fill the gap: an ___________ is bad at transferring energy and a poor thermal conductor

1/10

Q2.Fill the gap: a _________ is an area that contains no particles such as in space

2/10

Q3.Which of these is NOT an example of an insulator?

3/10

Q4.What colour should the inner casing of thermos vacuum flasks be?

4/10

Q5.Fill the gap: the lid on top of a thermos vacuum flask prevents _____________

5/10

Q6.Which of these would help to better insulate your home?

6/10

Q7.Which of these would NOT help to better insulate your home?

7/10

Q8.1000 J is equal to 1 kJ. What is 40 J in kJ ?

8/10

Q9.What does the law of conservation of energy state?

9/10

Q10.How do you get the roaring flame on a Bunsen burner?

10/10

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