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Thermal Radiation: Heat Transfer | UNC-TV Science

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What do people, campfires, and microwaves have in common? Investigators explore heat transfer by thermal radiation, discover the role of electromagnetic waves, and see examples of radiation while viewing a video. Scholars challenge their understanding of concepts by completing a multiple-choice worksheet.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Display images of thermal radiation examples and ask participants to explain how radiation occurs in each one
  • Have class members work collaboratively to create a video message about heat transfer by thermal radiation 
Classroom Considerations
  • Arrange viewing space to accommodate audience member needs
Pros
  • Uses labeled animations to support visual learners
  • Provides multiple examples of thermal radiation
Cons
  • None