Labs from Chicago, Fall 1993 :
Light as a form of Energy Quiz.

Dr. Rich Kron, Dr. Heidi Newberg, and Luisa Rebull
Labs written for the CARA Space Explorers, Fall 1993

This is meant to be handed out to the students.

1. (3 pts) There are three ways that heat energy can be transported: conduction, convection, and radiation. Which of these applies to each of the following circumstances?

2. (2 pts) The planet Jupiter is about 5 times as far from the Sun as is the Earth. Is the sunlight on the surface of Jupiter brighter or dimmer than the sunlight on the surface of the earth?

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