Melting ice

Melting ice
Publication Date: June, 2013
Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

This downloadable lesson deals with the transfer of heat.

This downloadable lesson plan contains student worksheets and teacher resources for an experiment that examines how effectively heat is transferred to ice—through a plastic or a metal block. Step-by-step teacher instructions are also given that address common student misconceptions.

Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S5U04 (Year 5), AC9S6U04 (Year 6), AC9S8U05 (Year 8)

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