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Grade 7 Science Heat In The Environment



Total Pages: 178 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 months
File Size: 10 MB
File Type: Zip

Grade 7 Science Heat In The Environment (Heat)

This 178-page Grade 7 Science Heat In The Environment unit will help you teach science without a textbook. Students will love this engaging and differentiated unit that explains what heat is, where it is found, and its functions in the environment.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, i.e. Google Classroom™.
  • The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.

Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Science Curriculum 2007 – Grade 7 Heat in the Environment

This Grade 7 Science Heat In The Environment unit is also included in the Grade 7 Science Bundle, the Grade 7/8 Science Bundle, and the Grade 6/7 Science Bundle.

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Grade 7 Science Heat In The Environment – Lesson Overview:

  • Introduction Lesson #1- Safety Lesson
  • Introduction Lesson #2 – Unit Vocabulary QR Code Scavenger Hunt
  • Lesson #1 – Introduction To Heat
  • Lesson #2 – Heat Production
  • Lesson #3 – Heat and Temperature
  • Lesson #4 – The Particle Theory
  • Lesson #5 – Heat and Volume
  • Lesson #6A – Conduction, Convection, and Radiation
  • Lesson #6B – Heat Video
  • Lesson #7 – Teacher Demonstration: Boiling Water in a Paper Cup
  • Lesson #8 – Student Lab: Melting Ice Cubes
  • Lesson #9 – Heating and Cooling of the Earth
  • Lesson #10 – Greenhouse Gases
  • Lesson #11 – Investigation: Benefits of Technology With Heat
  • Lesson #12 – Stations & Project-Based Learning: Energy Types & Solar Panels Investigation
  • Lesson #13 – Unit Test

Grade 7 Science Heat In The Environment – Resource Includes:

  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Differentiated lessons and assignments (readings, videos, graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, group work, projects, labs)
  • Mp3 audio files of each article
  • Detailed unit plan, answer keys, and assessment rubrics
  • Lessons are divided up with title pages for easy access
  • Student assignment choice and variety
  • Quizzes (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
  • Unit Test (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
  • Science Lab
  • PDF format
  • Google Slides format

Grade 7 Science Heat In The Environment – Teacher Feedback:

  1. “Loved this unit. It is clearly laid out and allows for scaffolded inquiry. The ability to easily access digital versions, as well as modified sheets makes this unit helpful for all academic abilities.”
  2. “This is a fantastic resource! It was an incredible time saver as I was new to teaching intermediate and was a bit overwhelmed with where to start. This resource was very well laid out, clearly followed the curriculum, and included detailed and clear lesson outlines, relevant activities and experiments, and quizzes to check for understanding. It was also very helpful to have the digital and print options for hybrid teaching.”
  3. “I really like how there are different activities and videos for students in these resources that support different students and their learning needs. As a teacher teaching Grade 7 Science for the first time, this resource really helped me to cut down on my planning time.”
  4. “This is a terrific, hands-on, research driven unit that is completely aligned with our Ontario Curriculum. It’s so easy to use…students are engaged and happy not to use a 10 year old text! Thanks for creating and sharing.”
  5. “I am using this resource for my current unit on Heat. The materials are easy to use and engaging for my students. I appreciate the links for videos included in many lessons.”

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