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Cold Snack

Explore why metal or other good conductors of heat may feel colder to the touch than wood, a poor conductor, even though both materials are at the same temperature.
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Explore why metal or other good conductors of heat may feel colder to the touch than wood, a poor conductor, even though both materials are at the same temperature.

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