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Did you carefully complete the reading assignment?
When the metal ring and metal sphere in the figure are both at
room temperature, the sphere can be passed through the ring, but only
just barely. (A) After the sphere is warmed in a flame, it cannot be
passed through the ring. Explain. (B) What if the ring is warmed (instead of
the sphere)? Can the sphere pass through? Explain.
Two spheres are the same size and are made of the same
material, but one is solid and the other is hollow. Which expands
more when the temperature is increased? Explain.
To make a very sensitive glass thermometer, which liquid would be
the best choice? Mercury, alcohol, gasoline, glycerin, water.
I'm getting lots of questions that are answered in the
syllabus. Have you read the syllabus yet? (If not, do it before next
class period please.) yes no
Was there anything that you didn't understand in the reading
assignment? If so, explain.
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