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SEEd - Grade 6
Strand 6.2: Energy Affects Matter 6.2.3
1 class periods of 45 minutes each
Using bimetal strips and Ball & Ring show how materials expand and contract with heat.
All matter is made of particles. Particles move. They move faster with more heat.
This can be done as a demo or as a student experiment depending upon your equipment. You could have i/2 of the class working on the Ball & Rings and the other 1/2 using the Bimetal Strips.
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.