Specific Heat Lab Experiment NGSS MS-PS3-3 or MS-PS3-4

Specific Heat Lab Experiment NGSS MS-PS3-3 or MS-PS3-4
Next Generation Science Standards
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In this minds-on experiment, which is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards MS-PS3-3 and MS-PS3-4 (or 07-PS3-3 and 07-PS3-4 if you're in Kentucky), students will learn the most basic principal of specific heat - that different objects/substances require different amounts of thermal energy to raise their temperature.

Students will:

• Create a hypothesis based off of an observation and question

• Perform an experiment by following procedures

• Record data

• Synthesize data into a line graph

• Answer analysis questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy

This experiment can be done as a demonstration or by students in small groups.

Materials/equipment needed:

→ Hot plates

→ 200ml or larger beakers

→ Thermometers

→ Water

→ Vegetable oil

→ A room full of students!

Included with purchase:

✓ 3 possible "I can" statements or learning targets

✓ possible procedures, including a step-by-step guide of how I teach this lesson

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Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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