Instructional Video

Heat Transfer - Conduction and Convection

Use science to explain why sitting on a metal bench on a cold day isn't a good idea. The instructor describes conduction and convection through drawings and animations. Learners understand how conduction and convection transfer heat through matter. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Pair with the first video in this series to explain the three methods of heat transfer
  • Use a graphic organizer to record explanations and examples
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires Internet access in your classroom to view the YouTube video
  • The third in a 49-part lesson series
  • Uses examples familiar to learners to explain conduction and convection
  • Simple but complete explanation of the concept
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