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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.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Thermo & Stat Mech
- First Law
= Heat Capacity
= Heat Transfer
- Thermal Properties of Matter
= Temperature
- Elementary School
- Instructional Material
= Demonstration
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
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Keywords:
convection, energy, experiential learning, heat energy, heat transfer, temperature, thermal energy, thermodynamics
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Metadata instance created October 22, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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October 25, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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(Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering, Boulder, 2005), WWW Document, (http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=http://www.teachengineering.com/collection/cub_/activities/cub_solar/cub_solar_lesson02_activity1.xml).
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Teach Engineering: Heat It Up!, (Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering, Boulder, 2005), <http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=http://www.teachengineering.com/collection/cub_/activities/cub_solar/cub_solar_lesson02_activity1.xml>.
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Teach Engineering: Heat It Up!. (2006, April 21). Retrieved October 31, 2014, from Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering: http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=http://www.teachengineering.com/collection/cub_/activities/cub_solar/cub_solar_lesson02_activity1.xml
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Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering. Teach Engineering: Heat It Up!. Boulder: Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering, April 21, 2006. http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=http://www.teachengineering.com/collection/cub_/activities/cub_solar/cub_solar_lesson02_activity1.xml (accessed 31 October 2014).
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Teach Engineering: Heat It Up!. Boulder: Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering, 2005. 21 Apr. 2006. 31 Oct. 2014 <http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=http://www.teachengineering.com/collection/cub_/activities/cub_solar/cub_solar_lesson02_activity1.xml>.
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