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Other

Description:

This is a lesson plan for grades 3-5 to introduce the concept of heat and thermal energy. It is designed as a teacher-led discussion to explore temperature, heat capacity, convection, conduction, and radiation. It includes background information for teachers, vocabulary sheets, and links to two related hands-on classroom activities. Teach Engineering is an NSF-funded Pathway developed to provide high-quality experiential learning materials for K-12 classrooms.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Thermo & Stat Mech,Informal Education,heat capacity,NSDL,Thermal Properties of Matter,thermodynamics,heat energy,energy,First Law,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081106020945285T,experiential learning,thermal energy,Elementary School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,thermometer,Education,Physics,Geoscience,temperature

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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