||To keep a piece of ice from melting for the longest period of time.
In effect, you are creating a controlled environment.
||To learn about heat flow.
||Teams of two or three
||Standard ice cubes - container to be pre-assembled
by the competitors no larger than 20 cm X 20 cm X 20 cm.
- The container may not be built with commercial insulating materials
- The students will place the ice cube in their containers at
the same moment.
- When an ice cube,left in the open air on a saucer, has melted,
the volume of the ice inside the containers will be checked.
||The container with the largest ice cube is the winning container.
||Youth Science Foundation Science Olympics Manual.