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Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.

 
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7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students go through a fun lab rotation that allows them to experience radiation, conduction, and convection!

 
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radiometer lesson
   

Build a Thermos

8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
Ryan Keser
Brookline, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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Need STEM lessons to help your students explore heat and temperature? This is the one.

 
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Kinetic and Potential Energy Lab Rotation

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students explore kinetic energy in a lab rotation by creating spool racers, creating 'craters' with marbles and flour, and measuring how different types of matter heat up at different rates!

 
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meteor lesson
   
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this summative assessment, students demonstrate their understanding of energy and scientific writing by answering the essential question. As opposed to a multiple choice exam, students can each demonstrate their understanding in their own way!

 
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energy assessment lesson
   

Putting It All Together: 25 Ways to Study

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students generate 25 ways to study and practice some of these strategies as they prepare for their summative assessment. Students analyze their own formative assessment data to identify their individual learning needs and create a lighbulb graphic organiz

 
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lightbulb lesson
   

How Does Heat Move? Introduction to Heat Transfer

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students analyze a text to find evidence of heat transfer and connect the evidence they cite from the text to fun demonstrations!

 
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thermal dynamics lesson
   

Heat Transfer - Radiation and the Greenhouse Effect

8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
Ryan Keser
Brookline, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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This lesson explores heat transfer by radiation, uneven heating of Earth's surface and importance of Earth's atmosphere all in one go.

 
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Heat and Rate of Reaction: Conduction

8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
Ryan Keser
Brookline, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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Help your students visualize how heat effects the rate of a chemical reaction using seltzer tablets and water.

 
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foamingbeakercartoon
   

Materials Affect the Rate of Heat Transfer - Experimental Design

7th Grade Science » Unit: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
7th Grade Science » Unit: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Warming trends are destroying the habitats of penguins on the icy continent of Antarctica. We must build homes for their survival. What materials will prevent heat transfer?

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Radiation

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do architects design eco-friendly buildings that take advantage of the heat transfer from the sun's radiation? Students create an investigation as they explore radiation and its heat transferring potential.

 
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6th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
David Kujawski
East Walpole, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
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The deliberate incorporation of Crosscutting Concepts in our instruction leads to student connections and deeper conceptual understanding.

 
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balls
   

Measuring Changes

7th Grade Science » Unit: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
7th Grade Science » Unit: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
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The physical properties of a substance can change with temperature. How do bulb thermometers measure temperature?

 
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makingthermometers
   

Heat Transfer in Architecture: Conduction

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can conduction help designers and engineers build eco-friendly homes? Tire of the same old Heat Transfer Lessons? Use this lesson for a real life case of how an architect uses conduction to determine eco-friendly materials.

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Convection

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do the designers of geo thermal heating use the science concept of heat transfer to design eco-friendly building systems? Students complete an investigation as they explore geo thermal convection systems.

 
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Creating Heat

7th Grade Science » Unit: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
7th Grade Science » Unit: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
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Can you change energy from one form to another?

 
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