Geography KS3 / GCSE: How can you cool a drink using the sun?

Richard Hammond uses a beach, a towel, water and a drink to demonstrate how evaporation can be used to cool liquid.

He provides a simple explanation of the concept of heat exchange.

Teacher Notes

This short film demonstrates how evaporation works. This experiment could be repeated during on-site fieldwork or within a classroom environment.

Curriculum Notes

This topic appears in geography and physics at KS3 and KS4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 5 in Scotland. At GCSE it appears in AQA, OCR A, EDEXCEL, EDUQAS, WJEC and CCEA, in SQA at National 5.

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