Heat websites help kids understand thermal energy concepts. Add media to your heat unit with these links. They’re great for third, fourth, and fifth grade students.
Heat Websites & Other Links
Heat (DK Find Out!) – Kids read a short introduction, explore eight topics, and take a quiz.
- What is heat?
- How does heat move?
- Temperature scales
- Heat pictures
- Daniel Fahrenheit
- Anders Celsius
- Lord Kelvin
Animation of Water Molecule (NSC Creative) – This brief animation lets kids see how heat energy causes water molecules in ice to vibrate and change states.
Heat (Scholastic) This Study Jams provide a video and a quiz.
Energy Stores and Transfers (BBC Bitesize) – Kids learn about thermal equilibrium, or the concept that an object will continue to transfer heat until it reaches the same temperature as its surroundings.