Welcome: Engineering Homes
Description: This webquest asks students to think about building homes with high heat capacities. It begins with a search for materials used in building frontier homes and Native American homes. It ends with a search for materials used to insulate modern homes. The goal is for students to decide on materials they might use to create an insulating home for an ice cube.
Grade Level: 6-8
Keywords: conduction, heat capacity, insulators, Native American, homes, energy transfer
Author(s): Danielle Mott