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Books in our Library on Heat
The Energy That Warms Us by
Call Number: 536 BOO
Is It Hot or Cold? by
Call Number: 536 HUG
Call Number: 536 MID
Hot and Cold by
Call Number: 536 SMI
How is the Melting of Ice Affected by Heat?
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Interactive from BBC Schools
Melting Moments by
Call Number: 530,4 MEL
Science Demonstration by Ruben Meerman
Find out what happens when the ABC's Surfing scientist, Ruben Meerman visits Year 3 at Crown Street Public School with some liquid nitrogen! Ruben shows the Year 3 students what happens to solids and gases when they are cooled and warmed and relates this to real-world phenomena.
States of Dairy
This is a teacher resource containing a sequence of inquiry for exploring how dairy foods respond to changes in temperature. It includes activities that involve making predictions creating an episode of a science show to illustrate how different dairy foods can change shape. This resource includes links to images, recipes, online videos and other Internet based resources.
Transfer of Heat: Unit of work from the Australian Science Teachers Association
This is a unit of work designed to help students understand the transfer of heat between objects and apply this knowledge in their everyday lives. Students participate in activities to explore modes of heat transfer and investigate how conductors and insulators affect heat transfer. They examine familiar contexts of heat transfer and conduct investigations to consolidate their understanding of heat. Additional information PDF sheets for teachers, worksheets and links to support materials are provided.