Is Your Underwear Cool?

Students investigate the insulating capacity of various materials with the goal in mind of designing insulated underwear for a trip to Antarctica. They brainstorm the desirable qualities of long underwear, determine what they average size and surface area of a human being, and develop a method for determining the insulating capacity of a variety of cloth types.

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9th - 12th
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Science
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