Activity 1: Introduction to Heat

Assignment:

  1.   On your blog, post three things that you already know about heat.
  2.    Post three things that you would like to know about heat.
  3.   Read through your classmates’ entries to see what they already know and what they would like to know.

Answers:

Heat is energy transferred from one body to another by thermal interactions.  Heat travels in waves like other forms of energy, and can change the matter it touches. It can heat it up-which starts molecules moving or it can cause chemical reactions like burning to occur.

  1. Is thermal energy and heat the same thing?
  2. How is heat created? 
  3. What is heat energy? 

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