## The ice cream cube feeling cold to her hand because heat is being transferred from her hand to the ice cream cube,which is at a reduced temperature

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So we have actually been request the question Why an ice cream cube feeling cold? Tow ours hand as soon as we touch it. Well, let's consider that the normal temperature that our human body is around 37 levels Celsius. The temperature stove ice cube is about zero degrees. Since Celsius, the ice cream cube has a reduced temperature, so once we touch the ice cream cube, warm from our hand is transferred right into the ice cube. This results in the lowering of the temperature in our hand, i m sorry we sense is cold now. Opposing would occur if we were touching something that was hot. Say we were stop a cup the tea or hot chocolate. Us would sense warmth due to the fact that the warm beverage is, ah, greater temperature 보다 the temperature of our hand. For this reason he will transfer from the warmth beverage into our hand, and we would feeling warmth. So the sensation of either hot or cold just is determined through which direction that is traveling. If it's travel from our hand into an ice cream cube, we've due to the fact that cold. If the warm is traveling from a warmth beverage into our hand, we feeling warmth, and there you have actually it