The Third Law of Thermodynamics & Its Application to Absolute Entropy


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1. What is the temperature of absolute zero in Celsius and kelvin?

2. What is the entropy of an ideal crystal at absolute zero, according to the 3rd law of thermodynamics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of the third law of thermodynamics, absolute entropy, and absolute zero.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics discussed within this quiz will include:

  • Entropy in relation to the third law of thermodynamics
  • Absolute zero
  • The measurement of entropy

Skills Practiced

Use these skills to help complete this quiz and worksheet:

  • Defining key terms - identify the definition of thermodynamics and absolute entropy
  • Information recall - determine the temperature of absolute zero in kelvin and Celsius
  • Making connections - answer a question about the entropy of ideal crystal at absolute zero using the third law of thermodynamics

Additional Learning

Use the tutorial entitled The Third Law of Thermodynamics & Its Application to Absolute Entropy to deepen your understanding of these topics. This lesson will also include:

  • Heat transfers during boiling and melting
  • Temperature definition
  • Movement of heat between cold and hot places