Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
ISBN: 9781337515863
Textbook Problem

(¦ Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically require integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.)

. Suppose you hang a bag of ice inside a room in which the air is at normal room temperature. If you position the palm of your hand a few inches to the side of the ice, what would you feel? Why? Would you feel anything different if you placed your palm the same distance away but below the ice?

To determine

What happens when a bag of ice is hanged in a room? What happens when, hand is placed along the side and then to the bottom of the bag?



Colder air is heavier than warmer air, hence colder air settles down while warm air rises up.

The sides of the bag will feel cool, but the bottom of the bag will feel even cooler...

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