Online labs provide your students with the possibility to conduct scientific experiments in an online environment. Remotely-operated labs (remote labs) offer an opportunity to experiment with real equipment from remote locations. Virtual labs simulate the scientific equipment. Data sets present data from already performed lab experiments. Please use the filters on the right to find appropriate online labs for your class. Labs can be combined with dedicated Apps to create Inquiry Learning Spaces (ILSs).

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Convert between pH values and concentration of hydronium ions. An interactive graph visualizes the formulaic relationship.   

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The electrochemical sources of electric energy are important components for various appliances. Two basic parameters of any DC electromotive voltage source are important – the electromotive voltage and the internal resistance of the source.

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This lab is will allow students to vary the resistance of a light bulb and the voltage difference across a light bulb. They will be able to see how these two factors affect the current through the light bulb and the power used by the light bulb. 

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If there are air leaks in a house, you might expect that their effect would be magnified on a windy day. The wind creates greater air pressure on the windward side of the building and forces air in through the leaks.

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This virtual lab allows students to put multiple quantum particles into the same trap to build the ground state, first excited state, etc. of the system. The particles are all identical. The student can change the number of particles and their type (fermions or bosons).

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This virtual lab allows students to explore the behaviour of single photons, single photon interference and quantum measurement. It allows students to set up different experiments using beamsplitters, phase shifters and mirrors, and to send single photons through the experiment.

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Explore the structure of a liquid at the molecular level. Molecules are always in motion. Molecules in a liquid move moderately. All molecules are attracted to each other. Molecules can be weakly or strongly attracted to each other.

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This lab was designed to have students notice the difference between static friction and sliding friction. They will change the mass of an object that is being pulled across a surface and plot out the changes to friction vs. normal.

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This lab is designed to have students investigate the changes that occur to images formed by converging lenses based on the focal length of the lens, the height of the object and the location of the object.  

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Set up and run experiments with fruit flies. The crosses offered include epistasis of genes.

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A model to help demonstrate the key factors affecting rates of reaction. Not suitable for generation of rates data but helps students visualise the processes.

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Explore the structure of a solid at the molecular level. Molecules are always in motion, though molecules in a solid move slowly. All molecules are attracted to each other. Molecules can be weakly or strongly attracted to each other.

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This virtual lab leads the users to their first step into the quantum world of large molecules! They can conduct their own research at a modern experimental setup. It consists of two parts: the learning path and the laboratory. The learning path shows the user the relevant physics concepts.

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Our objective is to show experimentally that light is necessary for photosynthesis. Students can vary the distance from the light source and the colour of filter. Learning Outcomes

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How would you like to implement a health programme to help control malaria? In this game, you'll help to control and reduce the number of people affected by malaria in a village in Africa.

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 Solar Takeoff is a flight-simulator for solar airplanes in real weather conditions in form of races. This online-lab offers insight in many fields as mathematics, physics, meteorology, photovoltaics, aeronautics and programming for students from 16 to 18 years old.

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See the changing trends of temperature, carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide over hundreds of thousands of years as recorded from careful studies of ice core samples.

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In 1671 the french astronomer Richer travelled from Paris (latitude φ = 48.8°) to Cayenne (latitude φ = 4.9°) in French-Guyana. In Cayenne he observed that his pendulum clock, which he carried with him, showed a delay of about 2 min/day.

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Reduction of anthropogenic carbon emission into the atmosphere is one of the present day's greatest challenges.

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The Portuguese Sea and Atmosphere Institute, I. P.

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Each material has a particular molecular structure, which is responsible for the material's mechanical properties. The molecular structure of each material affects how it responds to an applied force at the macroscopic level.The primary aim of the lab is:

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This lab analyses and plots a parabola by entering its equation.

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Can you detect moles which could be suspicious and might develop melanoma? Play the game and detect the suspect moles. You'll find out which factors increase the risk of melanoma and how it can be prevented. 

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A simple model allowing the user to demonstrate the effect of various factors on an enzyme catalysed reaction. The model isn't really robust enough to generate meaningful data but it does show the general effect of the factors and helps students visualise the reaction.

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With this lab you will learn how to determine the ph of bases and acids.

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Take a tour of trigonometry using degrees or radians! Look for patterns in the values and on the graph when you change the value of theta. Compare the graphs of sine, cosine, and tangent.

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At which point of its elliptical orbit is a planet located at a given time?

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Explore the role of a molecule's mass with respect to its diffusion rate. Diffusion is the process of a substance spreading out from its origin. Molecules diffuse through random molecular motion.

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This data set presents the seismic activity around Cyprus, in the area of Mediterranean Sea. The tools provides information regarding the events by day and by magnitude.The user can set own variables.

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How did Rutherford figure out the structure of the atom without being able to see it? Simulate the famous experiment in which he disproved the Plum Pudding model of the atom by observing alpha particles bouncing off atoms and determining that they must have a small core.

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This lab is designed to have students look at relative motion in a two dimensional environment. Students are to launch toy boats across a waterway and look at the motion relative to the shore or the motion relative to the water.

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When J.J. Thomson first discovered that a cathode ray was actually a particle beam consisting of a stream of electrons, he concluded that these new particles were not just another type of atom. Explore and compare the behavior of electrons vs.

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 Instituto Geográfico Nacional's data base offers data on earthquakes, volcanic activity, aerial photos and other data related to Earth Sciences and geography.

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Explore what happens when a force is exerted on a ceramic material. There are many different types of materials. Each material has a particular molecular structure, which is responsible for the material's mechanical properties.

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Explore the role of charge in interatomic interactions. The forces attracting neutral atoms are called Van der Waals attractions, which can be weak or strong, depending on the atoms involved.

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Drop balls through a triangular grid of pegs and see them accumulate in containers. Switch to a histogram view and compare the distribution of balls to an ideal binomial distribution. Adjust the binomial probability and develop your knowledge of statistics!

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This lab is designed to have students investigate the relationship between the speed of a wave, the frequency of the wave and the wavelength of the wave. Students can vary wave speed and frequency. Each of these should be varied while leaving the other variable constant.

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It is the modification of the ENERGY IN RLC experiment, where the phase relations for individual components, i.e. resistor R, inductor L and capacitor C may be studied with respect of the frequency. Remote experiment may be used both as laboratory experiment and for the project and homework.

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Explore the role of polarity in the strength of intermolecular attractions. While all molecules are attracted to each other, some attractions are stronger than others.

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A geodesic is a line representing the shortest route between two points. In simple terms, it might help to think of this as the route a crow (or aeroplane) would fly to get from one point to to another (ignoring any effects for wind). 

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The photoelectric effect is playing a major role in the development of quantum physics. Here one can investigate the energy of electrons which are released by irradiating light on metals. These observations are leading to the particle model of light (light as a photon).

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This applet is used to explore the relationship between the isotopic ratios of an element and the element's atomic weight. Select any atomic element and manipulate its isotope ratios using the provided pie chart or table.

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This lab is designed to have students investigate the relationships between voltage, resistance and current in a circuit with only one passive component. The batteries in this simulation can be varied from ideal batteries to batteries containing internal resistance. 

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This app shows a car moving with constant acceleration.

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 The determination of the speed of light is always a challenge for accurate measurements, since Gallileo four hundred years ago supposed that light is travelling with a finite velocity.

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This environment has been created to allow students to see how larger masses can be balanced or even lifted by smaller masses by designing your system correctly. 

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Express yourself through your genes!

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This lab is designed to have students discover the relationship between the work that is done and the stretch of a spring. Students will get the area under a Force/Stretch graph to find the work given to a spring for a given situation.

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How does HIV infect us and how to current drugs on the market help control the infection? In this game you'll have to treat a patient infected with HIV. You'll need to pass all 4 rounds with questions and mini-games in order to control the infection.

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This lab was designed to have students test the factors that affect the path of charged particle in a magnetic field. Students will be able to adjust the mass and charge of the particle. They will be able to change the speed of the particle and the direction of the field.

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The objectives of this lab is to help you learn hoe to prepare a standard solution of sodium carbonate and how to determine the strength of a given solution of hydrochloric acid by titrating it against standard sodium carbonate solution.

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This lab is designed to allow students to explore different aspects of satellite motion. Students can vary the mass of the satellite, the orbital radius of the satellite and the body that the satellite is orbiting.

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This lab is designed to have students find the relationship between the number of pulleys used and the force required to lift a mass. Students will see that it is not actually the number of pulleys that matter, but the number of strings pulling up on the mass.

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Questo 'e un archivio di Terremoti (per Italia e Mondo). Notizie in tempo reale

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 This app helps to train and understand multiplacation, division and factoring.

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Some obese people with large amounts of belly fat are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, due to insulin resistance. In this game, we invite you to move the insulin towards the cell receptors so that they glucose transporters are activated. Let's see if you can do it!

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This lab will let you examine the relationship between distance an object falls and its speed after falling said distance. Use the difference in time between blocked and unblocked to get the approximate speed of the mass as its center is passing the eye of the photogate. 

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This is an interactive tool to calculate the standard deviation of a set of numbers.

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Our objective is to verify the laws of reflection of sound.Learning outcomes:Students will undestand the first and the second laws of reflection:1st law. The incidetn wave, the reflected wave and the normal at the point of incidence lie on the same plane.

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In this data archive you may search and retrieve astronomical images of many different celestial objects. 

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This is a virtual lab showing seismic events in Bulgaria and surrounding earthquake zones. The published results are from the last 30 days in the region of 38 ° N to 46 ° N g.sh.

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Are all atoms of an element the same? How can you tell one isotope from another? Use the sim to learn about isotopes and how abundance relates to the average atomic mass of an element.

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 This labs helps to demonstrate that sound needs a material medium for its propagation. Students can vary the air pressure in the jar and disciover the influence on the produced sound.

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You are a professional driver on a closed 1 km course. Use your gas and brakes to create different motion graphs. Click on the y-axis of the graph to change what is being graphed.

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This lab is designed to have students investigate the factors that determine the amount of energy collected by a solar panel when the sun light is shining straight down to the ground. 

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A simple simulator for visualizing the expansion of the universe. Users can see vectors describing the velocities of galaxies and note that all galaxies are moving away from us. They can then change their perspective to another galaxy and note that Hubble's Law is seen from there as well.

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This mini lab was designed to allow students to discover the relationships that create Coulomb's Law.

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Scale Height Lab is a parameter used to describe how something fades away with increasing distance – it is the distance over which a quantity decreases by a factor of 1/e. It is exclusively applied to planetary atmospheres in this lab, but is certainly used in many other contexts.

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This simulation shows a single mass on a spring, which is connected to the ceiling. The mass is able to move in 2 dimensions, and gravity operates. Does the motion look random to you? Watch the graph for a while and you'll see its actually an intricate pattern.

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Using the naming organic molecules lab you can select from a list of numbered molecules and practice in naming them. 

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Would you like to participate in the process involved in developing a drug from its initial design up to when it is brought onto the market? You'll need to find the best candidate and carry out animal and human testing before the drug can be approved and sold.

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  This simulation visualizes the process of diffusion accross a semipermeable membrane and helps to explore the role of this phenomenon in body functioning.

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What causes an area to have poor air quality? Use this model to explore the connections between pollution sources, weather, geography, and air quality.

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Environment that allows code verification and upload, and controling sensors and actuators in Arduino.

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The objective of the lab is to study the Third Law of Motion using two spring balances. Students can vary the force applied and prove the law. Learning Outcomes The student will understand:

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The behaviour of CFCs is dependent on both the wavelength of radiation as well as position of the molecule in the atmosphere. In this visualization the user can investigate the various interaction modes of a CFC molecule with electromagnetic radiation across the entire spectrum.

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Arrange positive and negative charges in space and view the resulting electric field and electrostatic potential. Plot equipotential lines and discover their relationship to the electric field. Create models of dipoles, capacitors, and more!

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This app simulates a well known experiment which demonstrates the conservation of momentum and energy.

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13C NMR spectroscopy is a powerful tool to help determine the structure of molecules in organic chemistry, by mapping the framework of C atoms in a molecule.

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This data set presents all the earthquakes that took place around the British Isles in the last 50 days of the current day.

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Diffraction of light (i.e. the deviation of the linear propagation) and interference (i.e. the coherent superposition of light waves results in intensity maxima and minima) represent central phenomena of wave optics. Moreover, both phenomena are playing an essential role in techniques (e.g.

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If scattering objects are irradiated diffraction pattern are produced, which are colorful and asthetic. These patterns appear learners very complex, because of many reasons.

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This lab was designed to have students investigate the factors that affect the acceleration of an object on a frictionless horizontal surface. The simulation will give the students position vs. time data and they will have to determine the acceleration via graphical methods.

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The Mach Zehnder interferometer is a device to determine the variations between two collimated beams derived by splitting light frome a single source. This experiment is a simplified version in order to understand the behavior of the photon. It contains 1 mirror and 2 captors.

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This lab is designed to have students find the relationships that affect the force required to keep an object moving in a circle. Students will be able to modify the mass of the object, the speed of the object and the size of the circle the object is moving in. Graphs for force vs.

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The aim of this RCL is to learn how to use an oscilloscope. The architecture of an oscilloscope will be described in the theoretical part, its use can be exercised in the laboratory section.

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A spaceship is flying a distance of 5 light hours, for example from Earth to the dwarf planet Pluto. The applet demonstrates that the clock in the spaceship goes more slowly than the two clocks of the system in which Earth and Pluto are motionless.

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This lab is designed to help students discover the connections between the linear density of a string and the tension in the string with the speed of the wave along the string. The program can be set with six identical strings or six different linear density strings.

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This mini lab was designed to visually illustrate the relationships between the force of electrostatics and the factors that determine its strength. 

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Study of the heat propagation means by convection and radiation. When the lamp is switched on, it transfers heat to the surrounding environment primarily through thermal radiation. Then, the flow of air forced by external processes diffuses heat by natural convection.

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Greenhouse gases produce spectral features in the infrared portion of the spectrum. One area of concern is the rapidly closing "IR window" -a phenomenon which occurs because different greenhouse gases absorb in different parts of the IR window.

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This lab was designed to have students test the relationship between the force applied to a spring and the length of the spring. Students can work with 7 different springs. Each time you hit start, a new force will be applied to the spring. 

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This web laboratory enables user to conduct experiments on Digilent Nexys2-500 FPGA device. User can upload their own design by the means of compiled .bit file. Users have 12 inputs available for controlling of an FPGA device (eight switches and four pushbuttons).

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This lab will allow you to Study the relative reactivity of metals using salt solution.

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The Mach Zehnder interferometer is a device to determine the variations between two collimated beams derived by splitting light frome a single source. This experiment is a simplified version in order to understand the behavior of the photon. It contains 1 captor.

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Αυτό το εργαστήριο περιέχει πληροφορίες για τους σεισμούς μου έχουν συμβεί στον ελλαδικό χώρο τα πέντε τελευταία χρόνια. Μπορείτε να μελετήσετε τη σεισμικότητα διαφόρων περιοχών και να δείτε ποιες περιοχές έχουν υποστεί τους μεγαλύτερους και τους περισσότερους σεισμούς.

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The Mach Zehnder interferometer is a device to determine the variations between two collimated beams derived by splitting light frome a single source. This experiment is a simplified version in order to understand the behavior of the photon.

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The NAAP Blackbody Curves & UBV Filters Lab demonstrates the basic properties of the blackbody curve and how temperature relates to blackbody curves. The temperature-color correlation of blackbody curves is explored through the concept of filters, which are also introduced in this module.

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This lab studies the heat propagation model in metal bars. When a bar of metal is heated on the left side, the heat propagates through it. That is the heat conduction transfer in scene.