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Thermal Energy and Heat Unit Chapter 16
Mark Sailer
Science Teacher
Pioneer Jr-Sr High

Study Guidelines (* indicates important objectives)

*  16.1.1 Explain how heat and work transfer energy.

*  16.1.2 Relate thermal energy to the motion of particles that make up a material.

*  16.1.3 Relate temperature to thermal energy and to thermal expansion.

*  16.1.4 Calculate thermal energy, temperature change, or mass using the specific heat equation.

16.1.5 Describe how a calorimeter operates  and calculate thermal energy changes  or specific heat using calorimetry measurements.

*  16.2.1 Describe conduction, convection, and radiation and identify which of these is occurring in a given situation.

*  16.2.2 Classify materials as thermal conductors or thermal insulators.

*  16.2.3 Apply the law of conservation of energy to conversions between thermal energy and other forms of energy.

16.2.4 Apply the second law of thermodynamics in situations where thermal energy moves from cooler to warmer objects.

16.2.5 State the third law of thermodynamics.

16.3.1 Describe heat engines and explain how heat engines convert thermal energy into mechanical energy.

*  16.3.2 Describe how different types of heating systems operate.

*  16.3.3 Describe how cooling systems, such as refrigerators and air conditioners, operate.

16.3.4 Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of different heating and cooling systems.

State Standards and Benchmarks addressed by this unit:

      CP.1.16 Explain that heat energy in a material consists of the disordered motions of its atoms or molecules.
      CP.1.17 Know and explain that transformations of energy usually transform some energy into the form of heat, which dissipates by radiation or conduction into cooler surroundings.

C Layer Assignments (65 points Maximum)

    Keep track of your points by circling the activity and writing your points received.

1. Pretest chapter 16 (3 points)        1.  _____

2.  Class Notes (5 points per day) _____  _____  _____     2.  _____

3.  Lab:  Hot and Cold Mixes (15 points)       3.  _____

4.  Dance of the Molecules Lab (5 points)       4.  _____

5.  Heating and Measuring the Temperature of water Lab (5 points)    5.  _____

6.  Heat Transfer Lab (15 points)       6.  _____

7.  Math Skills p. 477 #1-5  (5 points)       7.  _____

8.  Read section 16.1 Be prepared to discuss p. 478 #1-10 (5 points)    8.  _____

9.  Read section 16.2 Be prepared to discuss p. 483 #1-10 (5 points)    9.  _____

10.  Read section 16. 3 Be prepared to discuss p. 492 #1-6 (5 points)    10.  _____

11.  Lab p. 493 Using Specific Heat  (10 points)      11.  _____

12. Concepts in Action pp. 484-5 Read & Complete Going Further (20 points)

                    (Follow poster scoring guide)   12.  _____

13.  Chapter 16 Assessment Pp. 495-496  #1-15, 18, 23, 25, 28, 29 (10 points)   13.  _____

14.  Vocabulary Flash Cards for Chapter 16 (Follow Scoring Guide)  (10 points)   14.  _____

15.  Worksheets (Choose 3 5 points each)       15.  _____

      A.  GRSW  16.1  B.  GRSW 16.2  C.  GRSW  16.3  D.  Math Skills 16-1 

B Layer Assignments (Choose One - 15 Points) Conduct an Investigation

1.  How do cups made of different materials affect the temperature change of water?

2.  Does the thickness of wire affect the ability of the wire to conduct heat?

3.  What color absorbs more radiation?

4.  Choose your own question to investigate.  Get approval before starting. 

A Layer Assignments (Choose One - 20 points)  Use an A Layer Research form

1.  Is the use of Freon good or bad?

2.  Research the history of modern heating and/or cooling systems.  Create a timeline and include other historical events for context.  Use front side of form for research and make timeline on separate paper.

3.  Research the effects of convection currents on weather patterns.  Use front side of form for research and then report your findings using a poster, model, presentation or written report. 

C Layer Points Earned _________ B Layer Points Earned __________   A Layer Points Earned __________ 

Grades   40-55 D  56-70  C  71-85 B  86+ A  Total _______________

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