Forms of Energy - Heat, Light, Sound (Real Pictures to Sort, Printables) from Sheila Melton on TeachersNotebook.com - (16 pages) - I love using real pictures in science...and so do my students! This physical science Forms of Energy unit includes 18 picture cards - 6 examples of heat energy pictures, 6 examples of light energy pictures and 6 examples of sound energy pictures. The same
I like to spice up my lesson on Phase Change by having each student start by holding a Hershey Kiss in their non-writing hand. About 10 minutes later we begin the topic of Phase Change. By this point the chocolate has already melted and is oozing out in their hand. The topic of energy and phase change follows. How can you wrong with melted chocolate?
This is my "Melting Crayons" experiment. Students will be shown 3 different forms of crayons:Crayon shavings, broken crayon pieces, and a whole crayon. Each form of crayon should be placed between a folded piece of wax paper, then pressed on with an iron for a number of seconds, no more than 20-30.
Where's the video? After learning about heat transfer I have my students listen to Flanders and Swann 1964 radio broadcast -The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics. At first they are like "audio only, -whatever" Then they really get into it and start singing along. Link to the video (It's really audio) in the pin information.
Teaching about heat, heat transfer, conduction, convection, or radiation? This short quiz is designed to assess student understanding of heat transfer and knowledge of heat transfer methods. Also included in the Heat and Heat Transfer Teacher Pack. Included Resources -Resource Summary -Necessary Supplies/Materials -Heat MiniQuiz -Heat MiniQuiz Answer Key