metal can - This can be used to contain the water. The metal material is more conductive of heat., calorimeter - An apparatus for measuring the amount of heat involved in a chemical reaction, balance - The apparatus used to determine the mass of the alcohol and spirit burner., change in mass - This is calculated by initial mass - final mass., temperature - This is recorded at the start and the end of the experiment., thermometer - Used to measure and record the temperature., J/g - The unit of measurement for the amount of energy transferred from the fuel per gram of fuel burned., specific heat capacity - The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one Celsius degree, 4.2 - The SHC of water., Exothermic - Energy is released to the surroundings during the reaction. Combustion is an example of this type of reaction.,

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