Heat Transfer Methods Activity

Use this lesson to have students learn about the different methods of heat transfer.

Middle School
Subject: Science
Type: Lesson
Time: 2-3 class periods
Product: Lucidchart
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Students will collaborate to conduct short experiments about heat transfer.

Critical Thinking

Students will make predictions and draw conclusions from experiments.


PS3.B: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer

When the motion energy of an object changes, there is inevitably some other change in energy at the same time. (MS-PS3-5)

The amount of energy transfer needed to change the temperature of a matter sample by a given amount depends on the nature of the matter, the size of the sample, and the environment. (MS-PS3-4)

Energy is spontaneously transferred out of hotter regions or objects and into colder ones. (MS-PS3-3)