Burn Rubber

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This teeny activity quickly demonstrates how friction produces heat. The handout is designed as an at-home experiment, but having kids do it in class as part of your lesson on friction ensures that everyone will get to experience it. 

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Pros

  • Requires few materials, yet makes a vivid demonstration
  • Attractive design 
Cons

  • None