# science

Juan starts a campfire using wood and then sets a pot of water over the fire. Describe the major energy changes that take place in the wood, the pot, and the water.

This is a good thinking exercise. I will be happy to critique your thinking.

Hello this is my homework!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I am not going to do it for you. I will be happy to critique and check it for you, and offer suggestions.

I mostly guess on my answers all i know that is going to thermal energy that's it.

The idea here is that you need to learn to THINK and not GUESS. Think about the wood. How does it burn? Does it use oxygen? How? What are the products formed? Is the fire hot? What does it do to the pot and the water? Etc Etc Etc.

Ok i will try that.Thank you

What is mechanical energy?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 111

## Similar Questions

1. ### Science

A student puts different types of soil into 2 pots and pours the same amount of water into the pots. How can she find out how much water stays in each type of soil? A By weighin each pot B By looking at the pot C Measuring amount

asked by Jenny on November 14, 2006
2. ### physics

A 1.23-kg copper pot contains 2.17 L of water. Both pot and water are initially at 18.3°C. How much heat must flow into the pot and the water to bring their temperature up to 93.1°C? Assume that the effect of water evaporation

asked by medy on August 8, 2014
3. ### physics

A 1.41-kg aluminum pot contains 2.25 L of water. Both pot and water are initially at 17.5°C. How much heat must flow into the pot and the water to bring their temperature up to 92.7°C? Assume that the effect of water evaporation

asked by maria on December 9, 2011
4. ### Physics

A large pot is placed on a stove and 1.2 kg of water at 14°C is added to the pot. The temperature of the water is raised evenly to 100°C just before it starts to boil. (a) What amount of heat is absorbed by the water in reaching

asked by Alexandra on October 27, 2014
5. ### Physics - Aristotle and his theory

Aristotle beleived that wood was a combination of fire, water, and earth. Use his 4 element theory to explain why a wooden boat floats on water. His theory is hard for me to understand. The only thing I know is that the boat

asked by Anonymous on September 9, 2011
6. ### chemistry

14/6 c has a half-life of 5600 years. An anyalsis of charcoal from a wood fire shows that 14c content is 25 per cent of living wood. how many years have passed since fire for the wood was cut

asked by Victoria on January 19, 2015
7. ### Physics

fire places are usually built so has to be very shallow with high backs. often they have structures to hold the burning logs apart. in a wood stove, the fire is inside a box that sits in the middle of the room. describe the

asked by manny on September 16, 2007
8. ### Science

A 500g aluminum pot containing 250mL of water in the pot increases from 13.2 °C to 89.1 °C. Calculated the heat absorbed by the pot and water. I don't know the official approach to this question, somebody help!

asked by Danielle on July 3, 2012
9. ### Math

Solve this problem using the simplex method. A company manufactures checker sets and chess sets. Suppose each day the company has available 1200 boards (which can be used for both games) and 80,000 units of wood for making pieces.

asked by John on September 20, 2010
10. ### health

what is the risk factor in the following situation? You and your sister are frying some eggs when a fire starts on the frying pan. Your sister starts filling a glass of water to put out the fire.

asked by Anonymous on January 11, 2013

More Similar Questions