the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering
This is a 30-minute teacher-led demonstration for grades 3-5 on the topic of heat transfer. By watching food coloring added to heated water, students observe the process of convection. Also included are printable student worksheets on heat transfer and ideas for assessment.
Teach Engineering is an NSF-funded Pathway developed to provide high-quality experiential learning materials for K-12 classrooms.
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October 22, 2008
by Caroline Hall
August 4, 2016
by Lyle Barbato
Last Update when Cataloged:
April 21, 2006
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: Heat and Temperature Unit Title: Understanding Temperature and Heat for Teachers of the Early Grades
Can heat move? This teacher-led demonstration lets students see how heat energy can travel though convection, as they watch food coloring being added to heated water. Includes a printable student worksheet on heat transfer and ideas for assessment.
Teach Engineering: Heat It Up!. (2006, April 21). Retrieved December 7, 2016, from Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering: https://www.teachengineering.org/activities/view/cub_solar_lesson02_activity1
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