What is heat energy and where does heat energy come from? Use these investigations to engage your students in learning about heat. They will make observations, ask questions, and draw conclusions. They can use the vocabulary chart to summarize their final understandings of heat energy. This is a great supplement to your Interactive Science Notebook.
The resource includes:
-Pre and Post Assessment with rubric
-Reading Comprehension with Quizzes (ELA RI.3.1, RI.4.1, RI.5.1)
-Sources of Heat Investigations (6)
-Movement of Molecules in hot water
-Vocabulary Chart with Student Connections
-Multiply Choice Quiz
S3P1. Students will investigate how heat is produced and the effects of heating and cooling,
and will understand a change in temperature indicates a change in heat.
a. Categorize ways to produce heat energy such as burning, rubbing (friction), and
mixing one thing with another.
c. Investigate the transfer of heat energy from the sun to various materials.
d. Use thermometers to measure the changes in temperatures of water samples (hot,
warm, cold) over time.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.