The Heat Loss Project: A STEM Exploration

Grades 6-8 / Science / Engineering
Lesson Objective
Determine how thermal energy moves through homes
Length
13 min
Questions to Consider
Mr. Perretto says the job of a science teacher is to make the abstract tangible. How does he do this?
How does the use of technology enrich this lesson?
Notice the kinds of reflection questions Mr. Perretto asks. How do they assess student learning?

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Lesson Idea The Heat Loss Project: A STEM Exploration

Grades 6-8 / Science / Engineering

The Heat Loss Project: A STEM Exploration