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) | PDF & Digital Formats: This 178-page 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

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

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

Teacher Feedback

  1. “An excellent unit! Thank you so much!”
  2. “This was perfect!! Worked well with my class!!”
  3. “Awesome resource. I really like the variety of activities.”

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