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Thermal Energy - Section 1:  Temperature and Thermal Energy and Section 2: Heat

Thermal Energy - Section 1: Temperature and Thermal Energy and Section 2: Heat


1st Objective:  SWBAT explain how temperature is related to kinetic energy.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.6 Analyze the author’s purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text.

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Kinetic Energy and Temperature

Red and Blue Food Coloring in Water

Temperature vs. Heat - Eureka!

Temperature and Thermal Energy

Thermal Energy is referred to as heat energy in this video.

Heat Energy Song

Bill Nye the Science Guy on Heat

Heat flows. It's the energy of moving molecules. Heat makes things go; it can make things burn. From snow to ice floe, things may look cold, but they've got heat. Conduction, radiation, convection, natural & forced that's how heat gets around.

The Thermometer Song

What is Temperature?

Conduction, Convection, Radiation -

Conduction, Convection, and Radiation

Heat Transfer Learning Activity

In this animated activity, learners explore three major methods of heat transfer and practice identifying each. 

Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, Radiation