This unit covers the following standards for the new NC Essential Standards for 5th grade. Supplemental Lab Materials and Graphic Organizers can be downloaded as well.
5.P.3 Explain how the properties of some materials change as a result of heating and cooling.
5.P.3.1 Explain the effects of the transfer of heat (either by direct contact or at a distance) that occurs between objects at different temperatures. (conduction, convection or radiation).
5.P.3.2 Explain how heating and cooling affect some materials and how this relates to their purpose and practical applications.