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written by Gayle Kirwin
This guide to a workshop for primary teachers provides an introduction to the concepts of heat and temperature. It is designed to provide teachers with an inquiry-based learning experience to the basic concepts of thermodynamics and the thermal properties of matter. It is part of the Operation Primary Physical Science materials.
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General Physics
- Collections
- Properties of Matter
- First Law
- Thermal Properties of Matter
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
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Restriction: © 2002 Louisiana State University
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Keywords: phase change, temperature equilibrium
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 23, 2005 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated: Dec 26, 2005 by Cathy Ezrailson
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OPPS: Heating Matter:

Is a Teaching Guide For Physics Classroom: What Does Heat Do?

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