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					Investigating conductivity of metals
Write your answers in the shaded boxes. These will expand to accommodate any length of answer Name 1. State the order in which the colours changed quickest on the strip, starting with the fastest first. (3) i. ii. iii. iv. 2. What does this tell you about how well each of the bars conducts relative to each other? (1)

aluminium

3. Explain why metals are such good conductors of heat? Use your text book. (2)

4. What makes one metal a better conductor than another? (1)

5. There are a number of aspects of this experiment that ensure a fair test, identify 3 of them. (3) i. ii. iii.

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copper

brass

steel


				
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