Ice cubes melt because they are frozen water; when placed at a temperature above 32 degrees Fahrenheit while at 1 atmosphere of pressure, they undergo a phase transition to liquid water. The melting and freezing points o... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

The best way to keep an ice cube from melting is to use a cooler or another insulating container. You can also use a bag covered with a towel or other thick cloth to trap the cool temperature. More »

To keep an ice cube from melting, the ultimate goal is to keep as much of the ice cube as possible at 32 F for as long as possible. This can be done by insulating the ice cube or by trying to reflect heat away from the i... More »

It takes between 10 to 12 minutes to completely melt an ice cube on concrete with an ambient temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit. Ice melts at different speeds based on a range of factors such as the temperature of the... More »

According to Crayola, crayons begin to soften at 105 degrees Fahrenheit and melt at a temperature range of 120 to 147 degrees F. The melting range for all standard Crayola crayons is identical. More »

It is possible for the temperature of ice to be lower than 32 degrees Fahrenheit. At 32 F, water begins to turn to ice. However, if the environment surrounding the ice cube is colder than 32 F, the ice cube drops to that... More »

On the Fahrenheit temperature scale, the freezing point of water is 32 degrees. Fahrenheit observed this by placing a thermometer in an equal mixture of water and ice. More »