Students experiment with the cyclic process of convection and apply the principal to everyday events.
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The Intertropical Convergence Zone
Young scientists know it is hotter along the equator, but why is it also rainier? Through the process of completing two experiments and a worksheet, scholars discover the answer is the intertropical convergence zone. First, they...
3rd - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
More on Conduction and Convection
Why do some items feel colder when they are the same temperature? How should you keep your soda cold? What makes the wind blow? These are just some of the things middle schoolers discover when completing a lesson on conduction and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Thermal Physics / The Saga Continues - Heat Transfer
Somebody in the Nevada Joint Union High School District has a talent for focusing the important, organizational skills, and a creative eye for creating sharp science presentations! Here is one on heat transfer. Conduction, convection,...
9th - 12th Science
Heat Transfer - Conduction and Convection
Use science to explain why sitting on a metal bench on a cold day isn't a good idea. The instructor describes conduction and convection through drawings and animations. Learners understand how conduction and convection transfer heat...
1 min 9th - 12th Science
Study Jams! Air Pressure & Wind
Blow your class away with a gust of humor as they watch this video about air pressure and wind. Along the way, they find that the density of air (as determined by temperature, altitude, and water vapor content) leads to air pressure...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable