Students experiment to produce a visual convection current in the classroom and compare it to the images taken of convection cells in the Sun. They analyze the source of the Sun's energy and this type of energy transport.
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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
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
The Physics of Heat: Crash Course Physics #22
Compare and contrast the physics of heat flow with a well-designed video lesson. The 22nd installment of the Crash Course series is an overview of the physics of heat. After beginning with a discussion of thermal energy and heat, the...
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable