M5 Don’t Lick That Tray

Have you ever tried to hold a really cold frosted ice tray? If you have, you must have noticed that your fingers tend to stick to the tray. Why? (Don’t ever try to lick the tray—it will be a very painful experience.) Do your best to explain it.

Concepts involved:

  • pressure, heat transfer/exchange, freezing, temperature differential.

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