Find free images online! Images are an important part of the creative side of any educators’s work. We need to make use of quality image sources that are good, free, and easy to search through. The trick is to know what sources to recommend to students. It’s not just about copyright – its about being practical, and showing students the wonderful world of possibilities beyond Google images or taking anything they find that is not actually in the public domain – a vital point as more students and teachers move into online environments of blogs, wikis and more.
How Does Heat Travel? Heat can be transferred from one place to another by three methods: conduction in solids, convection of fluids (liquids or gases), and radiation through anything that will allow radiation to pass. The method used to transfer heat is usually the one that is the most efficient. If there is a temperature difference in a system, heat will always move from higher to lower temperatures.
Fifth grade Lesson States of Matter Part 1 Inquiry Based Instructional Model To intertwine scientific knowledge and practices and to empower students to learn through exploration, it is essential for scientific inquiry to be embedded in science education. While there are many types of inquiry-based models, one model that I've grown to appreciate and use is called the FERA Learning Cycle, developed by the National Science Resources Center (NSRC): 1. Focus Sparklebox resources Other History Teaching Resources Old and new sorting cards (Ref: SB1029) A great set of printable cards showing old and new equivalents which can be used for sorting activities and to promote discussion about how things have changed from the past to the present. Includes cards with just pictures, as well as with words and pictures. Old and new A4 page borders (Ref: SB3751) Portrait and landscape A4 page borders with images of everyday objects past and present. Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images. Periods of British history timeline cards (Ref: SB1754) A set of 12 printable cards showing the key periods of British history from Neolithic to the present day.
My Favorite Heat Transfer Experiment My students and I both love doing science experiments. Last week we did my favorite experiment for introducing the concept of heat transfer. As I circulated among the groups, leaning in to ask questions and make observations, I was reminded of just why this experiment rocks my socks. Each group needs: * a medium sized container for cold water (I use a salad-sized clear plastic lunch tub) * a small container for warm water (I use a 5oz can of tomato sauce) * 2 thermometers * 1 cup of cold water * 1/2 cup of warm water When you give the signal, each group should set the warm water container into the cold water container like this:
Fifth grade Lesson Physical Changes Versus Chemical Changes The Focus of the Investigation: After our foldable is created, it is time to investigate some changes to practice identifying them as physical changes or chemical changes. The students get very excited about some of these activities so it is important to help guide them to help them focus on what is most important, observing the changes that are occurring and watching for one of the indicators listed in the foldable. The Physical and Chemical Change Investigation Sheet that I use for this lesson has students identify properties before and after to help them notice these changes. Investigating in Small Groups: We do the rotations as a class, but each group completes the activities and investigation sheet together.
System of support (incl. PLD) System of support The navigation for the integrated system of support follows the inquiry process. The intention is to model an approach to accessing supplementary support for schools. Curriculum and achievement action plan; Teaching as inquiryFind out more Sustained improvement guide; BES; Readymade commercial packagesFind out more Thermodynamics & Heat: Energy Transfer If there is a temperature difference in a system, heat will naturally move from high to low temperatures. The place you find the higher temperature is the heat source. The area where the temperature is lower is the heat sink. When examining systems, scientists measure a number called the temperature gradient. The gradient is the change in temperature divided by the distance. Eighth grade Lesson Eliciting Student Ideas: What is Heat? What is Temperature? This starts a series of lessons that introduce students to Heat and Temperature. I teach these in the context of a my unit on Changes in Earth's Atmosphere in order to apply the understanding of heat transfer on atmospheric phenomena as opposed to stand alone physical science lessons. This set of lessons gets students thinking about how heat is transferred through conduction, convection, and radiation. You begin with an elicit of student's ideas on heat and temperature followed by engaging them in discussion of their ideas. First up is a lesson from the American Chemical Society, where students complete an activity in which heat is transferred from hot water to metal washers and then from hot metal washers to water.
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What is Heat? How is it created? Energy can take on many forms and can change from one form to another. Many different types of energy can be converted into heat energy. Light, electrical, mechanical, chemical, nuclear, sound and thermal energy itself can each cause a substance to heat up by increasing the speed of its molecules. So, put energy into a system and it heats up, take energy away and it cools.