In this unit students explore methods of energy transfer as heat. They will conduct a range of investigations to develop their understanding of heat energy transfer. They will use this knowledge to design and construct a solar hot water system to perform to given criteria.
Demonstrating energy transfer as heat
Explore methods of heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation
Explain heating using particle models
Design and construct a solar hot water system
Methods of heat transfer include radiation, conduction and convection
Solar energy is a significant energy source
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