Temperature: #1 #2 #3
Water drawn in
(# of drops)
(Initial drops +
# drops drawn in)
Post lab questions:
1. Make and attach a graph of temperature (in degrees C) vs. total volume (in drops). Fit the points as best you can to a straight line. Extend the line beyond the y-axis until the line touches the x-axis (somewhere in the negative range). This point is equal to absolute zero.
2. What is the relationship between temperature
and volume shown by your graph?
3. The theoretical limit known as
absolute zero is also the limit of molecular motion. At this temperature
all thermal activity stops. Do all atomic motions stop at this
4. Is the study of extremely low
temperatures of any practical value? If yes, give examples.
If no, why not?
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