The boy wakes up from bed, anxious about the test he has to take today. He gets dressed and heads downstairs, where his mother is already making breakfast. She can tell he’s nervous, so she tries to encourage him with a smile and a few words of wisdom.
“You’ll do great,” she says. “Just relax and do your best.”
He nods, but he can’t help feeling a little bit scared. He knows this test is important, and he doesn’t want to fail. He eats a quick breakfast and then heads off for the steam train.
The train station is a busy place, with people coming and going all the time. There’s the sound of the trains arriving and departing, and the chatter of people as they hurry to their next destination. The boy takes a deep breath and tries to relax. He knows he can’t change the outcome of the test now, so there’s no point in worrying about it.
He boards the train and takes a seat, looking out the window at the passing scenery. The train journey is a familiar one, and he knows that it won’t be long until he arrives at the test centre.
A steam engine is a type of machine that converts heat energy into mechanical energy. The heat energy is created by burning fuel, such as coal, in a fire. The hot gases from the fire are used to heat water in a boiler, creating steam. The steam then powers the engine, which can be used to do work, such as powering a train.
The laws of thermodynamics are a set of principles that describe the relationship between heat and energy. The first law states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, only converted from one form to another. The second law states that when energy is converted, some of it is always lost as heat. This heat cannot be used to do work and is therefore wasted.
The boy steps off of the steam engine.
The boy walks through the crowded train station, feeling lost and out of place. He’s surrounded by adults, most of whom are hurrying to their next destination. He can feel their impatience and sense of urgency, and it makes him feel small and insignificant.
The all glass elevator ascends 200 floors in a matter of seconds. The boy watches as the cityscape flashes by, filled with flying cars and neon signs. He’s never been so close to the sky, and it makes him feel dizzy and excited. The sky is bright and clear, and the sun is shining. He can see the whole city laid out before him, a patchwork of colours and lights. As the elevator reaches the top floor, he steps out into the open air.
The young boy is getting extremely nervous as he approaches the classroom. He can feel his heart racing and his palms sweating. He knows that this is a very important test, and he doesn’t want to fail. He takes a deep breath and steps through the door, ready to do his best.
As soon as he walks into the classroom, he sees the test on his desk. His heart sinks as he realizes how much work he has to do. He starts to panic, and he doesn’t know where to start.