Candle Thermodynamics

Question:

What is the effect of burning different numbers of candles on the water level in a pan of water when a jar is placed over the candles?

Background:

(Summarize what you know about the burning candles you observed and what happened when a jar was placed over the candle.)

Hypothesis:

(Predict what will happen to the water level when various numbers of candles are burned. Be sure to include a reason for your prediction)

Materials:

(List all materials necessary)

Procedure:

(Write a complete step-by-step description of the procedure to perform your experiment. Be sure to include all of the aspects of experimental design you have learned so far.)

Data:

(Record all data on a data table. Include that data table and any calculations and graphs in this section)

Conclusion:

(Write your conclusion in this section. Be sure to follow all guidelines for writing conclusions to experiments and include data and an explanation of how the data supports your conclusion)