||To brew a cup of tea.
||To investigate the connection between mechanical energy
and thermal energy.
||Teams of up to four.
|| Water and tea bags are provided. Teams bring a pre-assembled
heating device of their own making.
- Water will be heated by mechanical means only.
- Teams may use any equipment so long as it does not include
sources of stored energy, for example, car batteries nor any equipment
that needs to be plugged into the hydro sockets.
- No hazardous chemicals are allowed.
- Teams will make a cup of tea from cold water.
||The fastest team is awarded 10 points, the second fastest
9 points and so on.
||Youth Science Foundation Science Olympics Manual.