Investigate and record the amount of energy from the sun with this science experiment for kids.
Science Experiments for Kids
Are you looking for a hands-on way to help your students understand how sunlight affects temperature? Teach Starter has developed an inquiry worksheet to use when investigating the energy the sun provides.
Students perform an activity where they observe and record the change in temperature to a small amount of water left in direct sunlight. They record their results on the worksheet and consider how scientists could use these findings.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your science lessons.
Encourage students who need an additional challenge to repeat the experiment with different liquids and draw conclusions based on their observations.
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