Thermodynamics for Science Classrooms

Hand Boilers, perfect for teaching about thermal energy, are sold individually and in cases of 12 for your entire class. Our Hot & Cold: Science You Can Touch Bundle contains seven awesome--and baffling--examples of thermodynamics in action. Click a metal disk in the Chemical Heat Pack and watch the liquid crystallize. Thermoplastic Polymer can be heated and molded over and over again. The Soft Shell Ice Cream Ball is a great way to teach how adding salt to ice lowers the temperature of the resulting solution.
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  • PhysicsQuest 2019: Dr. Wu's Secret Project

    PhysicsQuest 2019: Dr. Wu's Secret Project

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    Learn about thermal energy, exothermic and endothermic reactions, and more!
    $15.95
  • Hot & Cold: Science You Can Touch Bundle

    Hot & Cold: Science You Can Touch Bundle

    Seven awesome-and baffling--examples of thermodynamics in action.
    $45.95
  • Thermoelectric Energy Demonstration Kit

    Thermoelectric Energy Demonstration Kit

    With just the warmth of your hand or cold from ice, you can generate electricity!
    $16.95
  • Soft Shell Ice Cream Balls

    Soft Shell Ice Cream Balls

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    Make your own ice cream, no electricity needed!
    $12.95–$49.95
  • Nitinol Spring

    Nitinol Spring

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    What's so special about a piece of coiled wire? Plenty!
    $15.95
  • Stirling Engine with Alcohol Burner

    Stirling Engine with Alcohol Burner

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    A closed-cycle system in which air is compressed and expanded to create energy.
    $109.95
  • Bimetallic Jumping Disc

    Bimetallic Jumping Disc

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    The sky's the limit for these discs!
    $15.95
  • Horizontal Hand Boiler Demonstration

    Horizontal Hand Boiler Demonstration

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    Transfer liquid back and forth using the heat of your hand! Amazing!
    $9.95
  • Thermoplastic Polymer

    Thermoplastic Polymer

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    This polymer can be heated and molded over and over again.
    $4.95–$19.95
  • Drinking Bird

    Drinking Bird

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    Great centerpiece for class discussion or laboratory exploration. How does it work?
    $5.95–$64.95
  • Amazing Ice Melting Blocks

    Amazing Ice Melting Blocks

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    One of the most striking thermal energy demonstrations we have seen!
    $22.95
  • Handboiler

    Handboiler

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    Great vapor pressure demonstration!
    $5.95–$59.95
  • Heat Pipe Demo

    Heat Pipe Demo

    It is Super Hot and Super Cool!
    $39.95
  • Nitinol Memory Wire by the Foot

    Nitinol Memory Wire by the Foot

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    Bend it, drop it into hot water and watch it return to its original shape!
    $5.25–$24.95
  • Nitinol Memory Wire Samples (pk of 10)

    Nitinol Memory Wire Samples (pk of 10)

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    Bend the wire, drop it in hot water and watch!
    $6.95
  • Putt Putt Steam Boat

    Putt Putt Steam Boat

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    These 4 inch long boats will chug along for hours.
    $3.50–$8.95
  • Fire Syringe Demo

    Fire Syringe Demo

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    Excellent demo for Gas Laws!
    $4.95–$19.95
  • Piezo Popper Kit

    Piezo Popper Kit

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    This canister will fly more than 20 feet into the air!
    $7.95
  • Smashing! Steel Sphere Demo Kit

    Smashing! Steel Sphere Demo Kit

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    Graphically illustrate the conversion of mechanical energy into heat energy.
    $28.95
  • Chemical Heat Pack

    Chemical Heat Pack

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    Click a metal disk and watch the liquid crystallize.
    $6.95–$74.95
  • Infra-Red Thermometer

    Infra-Red Thermometer

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    Measure the temperature of an object without ever touching it.
    $32.95