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Conduction--How Heat Moves Through a Solid
Learners define and discuss the term conduction. They view a demonstration that illustrates conduction and then work in groups using sugar cubes, plastic and metal knives and hot water to observe conduction.
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Save the Penguins: An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Heat things up in your physical science class with this interactive lesson series on thermodynamics. Through a series of class demonstrations and experiments, young scientists learn how heat is transferred through conduction, convention,...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Human Body Series - Digestive System
With articles entitled, "What's Puke?" and "What is a Fart?" this digestive system activity is sure to be a gas! Elementary anatomists do a belly dance to illustrate how food moves through the digestive system and then design a board...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
States of Matter: Making Ice Cream
Who knew that learning about the states of matter could taste so sweet? This fun hands-on activity captures the attention of students as they use what they know about solids, liquids, and gases to create their very own batch of ice cream.
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Conduction: How Heat Moves Through a Solid
Students hold cold pennies in their hands and observe the change in heat. They discuss conduction and view a video about heat transfer. They answer questions about the video and conduct a variety of experiments to determine good conductors.
3rd - 8th Science