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ScienceNetLinks: When Things Start Heating Up

ScienceNetLinks: When Things Start Heating Up

In this investigation for upper elementary, children explore how and why heat is produced from things that give off light, from machines, and from friction. At these grade levels, students are not expected to develop formal concepts of energy, but they can investigate how heat spreads from one place to another and what can be done to contain heat or shield objects from it. This lesson was crafted to lay a foundation for understanding energy...

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