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Conductors and Insulators 4th Grade

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  • Q1
    Which of these materials is a better thermal conductor than the others?
    paper
    wood
    aluminum
    brick
    30s
  • Q2
    Why should oven gloves or mitts be made from materials which are good thermal insulators?
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    Oven gloves made from good thermal insulators will be more comfortable.
    Oven gloves made from good thermal insulators will keep the food hot.
    Oven gloves made from good thermal insulators will protect hands from being burned.
    Good thermal insulators will keep the oven hot.
    60s
  • Q3
    Why do stainless steel pots often have wooden handles?
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    Wood is a good thermal insulator.
    It is not possible to make handles out of wood.
    Wood is a good thermal conductor.
    Wood is a good electrical insulator.
    60s
  • Q4
    Which of these materials would be a better thermal insulator than the others?
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    Wool
    Steel
    Copper
    Gold
    60s
  • Q5
    What do we call a material which can transfer heat easily?
    A thermal conductor
    An electrical insulator
    An electrical conductor
    A thermal insulator
    60s
  • Q6
    If you put frozen ice cream into a metal bowl in a classroom, what would happen?
    Cold would travel from the bowl to the ice cream.
    Warmth would travel from the bowl to the ice cream.
    Warmth would travel from the ice cream to the bowl.
    Cold would travel from the ice cream to the bowl.
    60s
  • Q7
    Which of these materials is a better thermal conductor than the others?
    steel paperclip
    wooden craft stick
    white t-shirt
    a red brick
    60s
  • Q8
    What do we call a material which does not allow heat to transfer easily?
    A thermal insulator
    An electrical insulator
    A thermal conductor
    foil paper
    60s
  • Q9
    What would be a disadvantage of stirring a boiling pot with a metal spoon?
    Metal spoons don't stir very well.
    Heat would travel from the boiling pot to your hand.
    Cold would travel from your hand to the boiling pot.
    Metal spoons don't make enough noise while you're stirring.
    60s
  • Q10
    Plastic is a good thermal insulator. Where would you see plastic used?
    For the inside of a frying pan
    For the handle of an frying pan.
    For the inside of a hot oven.
    For the base (bottom) of a frying pan.
    60s
  • Q11
    What type of energy is used in a oven to bake a cake?
    Mechanical energy
    Light energy
    Thermal energy
    Sound energy
    60s
  • Q12
    Conductors allow thermal and electrical energy to pass through easily. Insulators prevent the flow of thermal and electrical energy. Which of the following is a poor conductor and a good insulator?
    copper
    steel
    silver
    wood
    60s
  • Q13
    A student touches a metal pan on a hot stove and burns her hand. The pan must be a good ______________
    magnet
    insulator
    conductor
    metal insulator
    60s
  • Q14
    He knows that he must choose something that will not allow heat to pass easily from the hot pot to the table. What should the trivet be made of?
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    aluminum
    wood
    steel
    copper
    60s
  • Q15
    Would this make a good insulator or conductor?
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    magnet
    conductor
    insulator
    60s

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