Energy

Lesson 2

Objective

Describe heat energy and why it is important.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Forms of Energy by Anna Claybourne  pp. 12 – 17

Subscribe to Fishtank Plus to unlock access to additional resources for this lesson, including:

  • Enhanced Lesson Plan
  • Essential Task Guide
  • Student Handout Editor
  • Vocabulary Package

 

Target Task

?

Writing Prompt

Describe heat energy and the different ways heat can be transferred. Use the words heat transfer, conduction, convection, and radiation.

Mastery Response

?

Create a free account or sign in to view Mastery Response

Key Questions

?

  • Why is heat energy considered a form of kinetic energy?
  • Are heat and temperature the same thing? Explain.
  • What is heat transfer? What are some examples of heat transfer?
  • What is conduction? What are some examples of conduction?
  • What is convection?
  • What is heat radiation? How does it work?

Vocabulary

?

thermal energy     (n.)

energy created by heat

heat radiation     (n.)

radiation created by the motion of particles

Enhanced lesson plan

Enhanced Lesson Plan

Get recommendations on pacing and lesson structure, as well as suggestions for meeting the needs of a range of learners. Download Sample
 

Common Core Standards

  • RI.4.3 — Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

  • RI.4.7 — Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

Spiral Standards

?

L.4.4

L.4.6

RF.4.3

RF.4.4

RI.4.1

RI.4.10

RI.4.4

RI.4.5

SL.4.1

W.4.10