This NGSS/STEM lesson allows students to explore thermal expansion.
-Ball and ring demo
-Cause and effect analysis of the effect of heating/cooling on M, V, D
-Analysis of KE change
-Examples of thermal expansion
-Applications: Galilean thermometer, bimetallic strip, thermostat
A follow assignment is also available.
This lesson stands alone, or works in sync with other lessons of Unit 2: Matter, Energy & Change.