Learn about the different ways that heat is transferred.
Getting electrons excited by heat can cause certain materials to give off visible light when heated - like filaments in light bulbs.
Hurricanes are a kind of tropical cyclone. But where do they come from? And why do they cause so much damage? This article will answer all your storm-related questions!
Lava lamps are very interesting to look at. But they are also interesting examples of buoyancy, heat transfer and solubility!
Oceans absorb the greatest amount of solar radiation on Earth. Ocean warming can lead to glaciers melting and ocean acidification.
Things are heating up! Explore the temperature change that occurs in an exothermic reaction and the role of catalysts is this chemistry activity.
6 images of some instruments such as clinical and baking thermometers that have been designed to measure temperature for specific purposes
Can your body be a source of electricity generation? Maybe, if you understand heat transfer. Explore this concept through a 2013 invention by a Canadian teen.
This backgrounder explains what temperature is, how it is measured, how it affects people, and how it is controlled on the International Space Station.
Using the heat of the Earth’s interior, you can heat your home with a ground source heat pump. This kind of heating is cheaper and better for the environment!
Learn how electricity is generated at a nuclear power generating station.
Animals have some unique adaptations to stay warm. Discover what conduction of heat and insulation have to do with staying warm!