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Melting the Ice: Energy Transfer
Students compare and contrast the different types of heat transfer. In this earth science lesson, students draw and label the energy transfer that takes place in sea ice. They make ice cream in the lab and explain how salt and ice work together to freeze the mixture.
6th - 8th Science 33 Views 96 Downloads
Melting the Ice: Energy Transfer
Students study thermal energy and energy transfer to sea ice processes. In this energy transfer lesson, students make their own ice cream and discuss energy transfer and thermal energy. Students view a radiation overhead and its role in sea ice growth.
6th - 9th Science 20 Views 135 Downloads
Introduction to Energy Transfer
Students demonstrate an understanding of thermal conductivity. In this energy transfer lesson, students investigate conduction, conductivity, and radiation. They determine how the transfer of energy is related to various forms of Alaskan dwellings.
4th - 8th Science 52 Views 263 Downloads
Unit VII Energy: WS 3a Energy Transfer and Storage
Here is a nifty worksheet on energy transfer. Physics fanatics analyze a diagram and state whether or not friction is involved. They sketch bar graphs and draw energy flow diagrams for each system as well. Circular motion, movement up and down inclined planes, spring motion, and gravitational pull are all presented.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 15 Downloads
Bubble in the Hot Tub
Students participate in a Science and Technology unit designed to introduce the particle theory through drama, demonstrations, and hands-on investigations. They assume the role of engineers and design and build a hot tub for their community pool.
7th - 8th Science 6 Views 65 Downloads
Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Heat
This worksheet would make a nifty quiz on the laws of thermodynamics. Nine multiple choice questions assess high schoolers' understanding of energy transfer, specific heat capacity, phase change, fusion, and vaporization. It is short but saavy.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 19 Downloads
Chemistry: Energy Resources and Transfers
Students explore the concepts of energy resources and energy transfers. In this chemistry instructional activity, students examine renewable and non-renewable energy sources as they view classroom demonstrations and discuss the concepts as well as their implications.
3rd - 6th Science 10 Views 24 Downloads
Energy Transformation Worksheet
Upper elementary or middle school scientists determine what types of energy are involved in six different pictures. Then they produce examples of three different energy transformations. This worksheet has colorful graphics and is neatly organized.
5th - 8th Science 41 Views 484 Downloads
Energy: The Universal Currency
Science stars examine the concept of energy by thinking about everyday situations. The lesson plan is incohesive. It lists goals for the student, but doesn't address all of them in the content. The best use of this resource would simply be to glean ideas for discussion questions appropriate to the energy sub-topic that you will be covering in your class each day.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Heat
The laws of thermodynamics raise the temperature in your classroom when physics pupils complete this learning exercise! They demonstrate their understanding by calculating specific heat capacity, final temperature, amount of work done, and more.
9th - 12th Science 16 Views 30 Downloads
The Transfer of Energy 1: Thermochemistry
Budding chemists achieve a basic understanding of the role of heat in chemical reactions. An online worksheet gives learners instructions and questions to answer as they investigate the Chem4Kids website and perform a hands-on lab inquiry. Using calcium chloride and ammonium nitrate, both in water, they record the temperature every five minutes over a 30-minute span.
8th - 12th Science 16 Views 26 Downloads
Cell Energy Worksheet
Biology apprentices answer 33 questions on this neat activity. Questions deal with the processes of respiration and photosynthesis. Learners need to know the steps in each process and the chemical equations representing each. They also compare and contrast the two in a Venn diagram.
7th - 12th Science 89 Views 502 Downloads