Students will conduct an investigation in which they will infer the flow of heat between two containers of hot and cold water.
1.3, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 4.3, 5.2, 5.3, 7.3
|Lesson Components||Time||Inquiry Skills||Tech. Used||Engage Level||Brief Description|
|Engage||5 min||3.1, 5.2||Computer/Internet Access/Projector||3||Students will watch a short video clip about a snowman in the summer. Students will make inferences about the flowing of heat.|
|Explore||40 min||1.3, 2.5, 3.2, 4.2, 4.3, 5.2, 7.3||Stopwatch or Timer||3||Students will work in groups of 2 or 3 to conduct an investigation exploring what happens when they place a container with hot water inside a container with cold water.|
|Explain||20 min||4.3, 5.2, 7.3||none||2||Through a series of guided questions the students will describe the flowing of heat.|
|Expand||15 min||5.2, 7.3||Computer Projector or ELMO||2||Students will describe the flowing of heat in different situations.|
|Evaluate||20 min||5.3, 7.3||none||3||Students will infer the direction of heat flow.|
|Level of Student Engagement|
|1||Low||Listen to lecture, observe the teacher, individual reading, teacher demonstration, teacher-centered instruction|
|2||Medium||Raise questions, lecture with discussion, record data, make predictions, technology interaction with assistance|
|3||High||Hands-on activity or inquiry; critique others, draw conclusions, make connections, problem-solve, student-centered|
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