It's Hot! (Activities for Teaching about Heat Transfer)

It's Hot! (Activities for Teaching about Heat Transfer)
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14 MB|44 pages, 5 audio files, 1 PowerPoint™ with 7 slides, and 10 Microsoft Word™ documents
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Teaching a unit about energy? Looking for heat activities for your weather unit? Check out the preview to see what you get with your purchase, including: 5 audio recordings of the student text, 1 PowerPoint™ presentation with 7 slides, 10 Word™ documents, and 44 pages.

      • Four fun activities that use simple* materials;

      • Recording worksheets in English text and Spanish text, several saved in Word™ documents so you can adapt them for your students;

      • A student text with three levels of English and two levels of Spanish;

      • Recordings of the student texts are included for students who benefit from hearing the information;

      • A take it home activity worksheet;

      • A writing prompt worksheet;

      • A simple assessment AND a pencil-and-paper assessment that include multiple-choice and essay questions in English and Spanish;

      • A PowerPoint presentation** you might use to introduce the topic by connecting heat to how we cook food;

      • A great web site with more teacher background AND additional activities.

This resource could be used to meet the NGSS standard 2-PS1.4***.

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* Materials: tubs of hot, warm, and cold water, spoons, 2 student thermometers, string, and aluminum foil.

** Copyright free or Creative Commons Share Alike - Use as you like, just don't sell the images!!

*** Heating or cooling a substance may cause changes that can be observed.
Total Pages
44 pages, 5 audio files, 1 PowerPoint™ with 7 slides, and 10 Microsoft Word™ documents
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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