Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
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.
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.
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.