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Other

Description:

Elementary grade students investigate heat transfer in this activity to design and build a solar oven, then test its effectiveness using a temperature sensor. It blends the hands-on activity with digital graphing tools that allow kids to easily plot and share their data. Included in the package are illustrated procedures and extension activities. Note Requirements: This lesson requires a "VernierGo" temperature sensing device, available for ~ $40. This item is part of the Concord Consortium, a nonprofit research and development organization dedicated to transforming education through technology. The Consortium develops digital learning innovations for science, mathematics, and engineering.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

clean energy,Temperature,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508142954096T,Grade 3,renewable energy,Multimedia,green energy,graphing,Mathematics,Classical Mechanics,NSDL,Grade 4,Thermal Properties of Matter,First Law,conduction,Grade 5,Work and Energy,heat transfer simulation,graph interpretation,Thermo and Stat Mech,Informal Education,thermal conductivity,Thermal Equilibrium,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-102,thermal energy,Elementary School,Conservation of Energy,Physics,Heat Transfer,Upper Elementary,Electricity and Magnetism,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Education Practices,thermal radiation,Engineering,Electromagnetic Radiation,conductors,Education,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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