SCIENCE: Understanding Heat
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Adapted from: Institute of Educational Sciences: Differentiation of Heat & Temperature
P1.0
Which of the following describes you best:
P1.1
Your first name
Your answer
P1.2
Your last name
Your answer
P1.3
What is your email address
Your answer
P1.4
Which year or class / year group?
Q1. Properties of natural & processed materials:
Properties of natural & processed materials
Q1.1
The temperature of an object depends on the material that it is made of
Q1.2
How confident are you on a scale of 1 to 5 that your answer is correct (1=confused and 5=certain)
Confused
Certain
Q1.3
How do things get warmer or colder?
Q1.4
Sweaters, gloves and woollen blankets are sources of heat.
Q1.5
Some substances, including flour, sugar and air cannot heat up.
Q2.1 Adding or removing heat on everyday solids & liquids:
Properties of natural & processed materials
Q2.2
If my hands are cold, holding a warm cup of hot chocolate will remove some of the cold from my hands so that my hands will feel warmer:
Q2.3
Most objects that warm up quickly (conductors of heat) usually only cool down slowly.
Q2.4
How confident are you on a scale of 1 to 5 that your answer is correct (1=confused and 5=certain)
Confused
Certain
Q3. Some materials can CHANGE STATE: For example, when water is heated, it can change from solid (ice) to liquid (water) to gas (steam).
Some materials can CHANGE STATE: For example, when heated, water can change from solid (ice) to liquid (water) to gas (steam).
Q3.1
When water is boiled, light coloured or white steam can easily be seen:
Q3.2
Heat almost always rises
Q3.3
Heat usually goes out and cold usually goes in
Q3.4
If I pick up a WARM ROCK with my cold hands, my hands will get WARMER because heat travels from HOT TO COLD
Q3.5
My woollen gloves keep my hands warm because wool produces heat
Q3.6
If I pick up a COLD ICE block with my warm hand, my hand will get COLDER because heat travels FROM HOT TO COLD.
Q4. Effects of heating & cooling in everyday life:
Effects of heating & cooling in everyday life
Q4.1
A cold snowball will give off cold air
Q4.2
Explain why you chose your answer to the previous question (question 3.1)
Your answer
Q4.3
A hat can keep your head warm in cold weather. What is the most likely reason
Q4.4
How confident are you on a scale of 1 to 5 that your answer is correct (1=confused and 5=certain)
Confused
Certain
Q4.5
Hot air almost always rises:
Q4.6
How confident are you on a scale of 1 to 5 that your answer is correct (1=confused and 5=certain)
Confused
Certain
Q4.7
Explain why you chose your answer to the previous question:
Your answer
Q5. A student takes a metal ruler and a wooden ruler from his pencil case. He notices that the metal ruler feels colder than the wooden ruler. Which of the following explanations is most likely correct:
A student takes a metal ruler and a wooden ruler from his pencil case.
Q5.1
Q5.2
How confident are you on a scale of 1 to 5 that your answer is correct (1=confused and 5=certain)
Confused
Certain
Q5.3
Is a big ice cube colder than a small ice cube?
Q5.4
Explain why you chose your answer to the previous question
Your answer
Q5.5
Materials get warmer because:
Q5.6
How confident are you on a scale of 1 to 5 that your answer is correct (1=confused and 5=certain)
Confused
Certain
Q6.1
Where do you think you have learned most about the answers to questions in this quiz:
Q6.2
This is the last question in the quiz. Do you have any comments about how this quiz could be improved?
Your answer
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