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Teacher's GuideIs my milk too cool for school?

Is my milk too cool for school?

Recognise that some substances conduct heat better than others. 

What are we learning?

  • Demonstrate that heat will flow from a hotter to a colder object
  • Explore a technological or biological application of physics.
  • Understand how the milking shed employs the laws of thermodynamics. 

Key Concepts 

  • Conduction
  • Heat Transfer
  • Surface Area
  • Insulation 

Additional Materials Added

The second law of thermodynamics

Fact Sheet

The second law of thermodynamics

When you say bacteria everywhere - what do you mean?

Teacher's Guide

When you say bacteria everywhere - what do you mean?

Bacteria and its effects on milk

Fact Sheet

Bacteria and its effects on milk

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  • Years 7 - 10 
  • Students who connect with real world problems.
  • Students who enjoy replicating models.
Learning Areas
  • Maths and Statistics
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Science in the Shed. Farm Visit
  • Using Thermodynamics on Farm
Verbs
  • Construct
  • Hypothesise
  • Prioritise
  • Measure
  • Infer
  • Devise