Science Week 5h: Surviving Antarctica

What material would make the best coat for Ernest Shackleton to wear in the Antarctic?

We investigated different materials by securing them around beakers, which we filled with hot water. They were then put into a freezer for an hour to see which one would insulate the most heat.

The best thermal insulator was Cotton Wool.


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