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Thermal Energy Activities and Heat Transfer Lab | Science Unit for Grade 3, 4, 5

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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This thermal energy unit features eight sets of hands-on science activities, a lab that explores transfer of heat, links to supplementary videos and websites, flash cards, review sheet, and assessment. Exploration can be completed by your third, fourth, or fifth grade students - or presented as demonstrations.

Concepts Explored:

  • What Is Thermal Energy?
  • How Does Heat Travel?
  • What Is Conduction?
  • What Is Convection?
  • What Is Radiation?
  • What Materials Insulate and Conduct?
  • What Are the States of Matter?
  • How Do We Measure It?

For a closer look at the components, open the preview. This unit was designed for students in grade 3, 4, or 5.

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Total Pages
38 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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NGSS4-PS3-2
Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents. Assessment does not include quantitative measurements of energy.

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