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Construct, use, and present arguments to support the claim that when the motion energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.

 
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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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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
 
Big Idea:

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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Energy Transfer: Engineering Catapults

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use their understanding of kinetic and potential energy to design catapults using easily accessible materials that launch marshmallows!

 
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7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

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
   

Eliciting Student Ideas: What is Heat? What is Temperature?

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
 
Big Idea:

Need a lesson to find out your students ideas about heat and temperature before digging into content? This is the one.

 
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Popcorn Party

6th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry and Cooking
6th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry and Cooking
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Cooked foods can be prepared in many ways, but all require some sort of heat. In this lesson, we will learn the methods heat can be transferred to food, as well as everything else!

 
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Putting It All Together: 25 Ways to Study

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

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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Mystery Box Modeling: Energy Transformations

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students create models of energy transformations using pop its, whistling tubes, electromagnets, and more!

 
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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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Potential and Kinetic Energy

8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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How can potential energy be realized in magnets? Help your students understand potential and kinetic energy using magnets.

 
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Digestion - Why Do We Eat?

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Systems & The Human Body
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Systems & The Human Body
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

After collecting temperature data and reading texts on calories, students use Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning to answer "Why do we eat food?"

 
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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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Exploring the Law of Conservation of Energy

8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using toys and other fun props, your students can explore how energy transfers help scientists and engineers to innovate.

 
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Conservation of Energy & Energy Transfer

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy, Force & Motion
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy, Force & Motion
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
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What happens when friction is added to the skate park?

 
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