This unit comprises 8 lessons covering the Australian Curriculum for Year 3 Physical Science.

This unit covers heat energy, how it’s made, and how it travels through solids, liquids and gases. 

8 x 1 hour lessons
Cross curriculum
26x resources/worksheets
Overview

In this unit, students:

  • Investigate heat energy and how it is produced.
  • Learn how heat is measured.
  • Investigate why heat travels from warm areas to colder areas (thermal equilibrium).
  • Learn the difference between thermal conductors and insulators.
  • Learn the different ways heat travels through solids, liquids and gases.
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