A 4-page worksheet
that covers how homes lose thermal energy
as well as the strategies for reducing unwanted heat transfer
through a 2-page reading and 8 review questions
features a reading exercise
on heat transfer, heat loss in homes, and strategies for preventing heat loss. This includes the following topics:
- 3 types of heat transfer (conduction, convection, and thermal radiation)
- Conductive heat loss in homes
- Convective heat loss in homes
- Thermal radiation heat loss in homes
- 3 benefits for reducing heat loss (comfort, cost, lifespan of home)
- Strategies for reducing heat loss (e.g. insulation, window design, dampers, airlocks, weather stripping)
contains 8 review questions
that test student understanding in the form of short answer questions.
is a full, color-coded answer key
for the review questions.
Downloadable in 2 Formats:
- This worksheet comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document
and fully-editable WORD document
- Download the full PDF preview
to see EXACTLY what you are getting!
Relevant CC Standard(s) and/or NGSS Core Idea(s) Addressed by This Product:
NGSS - MS-PS3.A
Physical Science – Energy – Definitions of Energy
NGSS - MS-PS3.B
Physical Science – Energy – Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer
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