This is Energy Station 4a: Candle. These videos are part of the introduction to energy sources.
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A candle has two parts, a wick and wax. The wick is a woven strip of cotton. The wax surrounds and
holds the wick.
Watch what happens when just a wick burns. This is in real time.
Download a Quicktime version of the Wick Only video.
Now watch the two time-lapse videos of a candle burning. The candle took 2 1/2 hours to burn down. One time-lapse video is 20 seconds and the other is 1 minute 15 seconds. Observe each one and then answer the questions below about the burning candle. (Science notebook sheet no. 2)
Download a Quicktime video of the Candle Burning 20 Seconds (Time Lapse).
Download a Quicktime video of the Candle Burning 75 Seconds (Time Lapse).
|Observe the candle before burning.||Observe the candle after burning.|