Earth Science Specific Heat Review
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by Barry DeSain
| 4 Questions
Note from the author:
Specific Heat calculations and graph with NGSS.
Earth Science Reference Table Link: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/reftable/earthscience-rt/esrt2011-engr.pdf
1
1 pt
How many Joules of heat energy would be released when 15g of liquid water freezes?
A 510J
B 33,900J
C 339J
D 5,010J
NGSS MS-PS1-4.
2
1 pt
Water vapor solidifies in the atmosphere forming ice crystals in clouds. Which of the following most accurately describes the change in heat energy during the process?
A.Heat energy is transferred from the atmosphere to the water vapor
B.Heat energy is released from the water vapor into the atmosphere
C.Heat energy is transferred equally to and from the water vapor
D.No heat energy is exchanged between the atmosphere and the water vapor
MS-PS1-4.
3
1 pt
Using the specific heat graph above: Which of the materials has the highest specific heat?
A iron
B basalt
C dry air
D liquid water
MS-PS1-4.
4
1 pt
If all four materials in the specific heat graph above were heated to 90 degrees C and allowed to cool on their own, which of the four would show the most rapid temperature drop?
A iron
B basalt
C dry air
D liquid water
MS-PS1-4.
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