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Light Can Heat Too!

Third graders explore absorption and reflection of light energy. In this solar energy lesson, 3rd graders explore how light energy transfers to heat energy through the construction of a solar water heater. Students will discuss and consider how simple machines can use heat as a renewable source of energy.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary

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