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In cities across the globe, temperature records are being broken. But even if you don't live in one of the hottest areas, you can still get in trouble if you are outside for too long on a hot day. Learn all about tricks to stay cool while you try to navigate in the heat and complete quests in Beat the Heat.

To learn more about how other animals stay cool in the heat, listen to our podcast Keeping Your Cool or read about metabolism and temperature in Focusing on Physiology.

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  • Article: Beat the Heat
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: October 2, 2023
  • Date accessed: February 24, 2024
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/games-and-simulations/heat-safety-game

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Dr. Biology. (2023, October 02). Beat the Heat. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved February 24, 2024 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/games-and-simulations/heat-safety-game

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Beat the Heat". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 02 October, 2023. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/games-and-simulations/heat-safety-game

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Beat the Heat". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 02 Oct 2023. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 24 Feb 2024. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/games-and-simulations/heat-safety-game

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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