Teaching Resource

All About Heat Transfer

PDF, Google Slides | 2 pages|Grade: 6

Challenge your students to show what they know about conduction, convection, and radiation by identifying examples of each.

This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your Heat Energy lesson in which students will demonstrate what they know about conduction, convection, and radiation.

In addition to individual student work time, this heat transfer worksheet can be used for:

  • Partner or small group work
  • Whole-class review activity (via smartboard)
  • Exit ticket activity

Heat Transfer Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips 

Fast Finishers can show they understand the concept by explaining how they know that each is an example of conduction, convection, or radiation. 

If students are having trouble with the lesson they might benefit from completing this worksheet with a partner or with a teacher-guided group to review the concepts. 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Because this download includes the answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheets for students to fill out on their own. 

To make this worksheet more sustainable, print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

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Use the drop-down icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.


This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a teacher in Massachusetts and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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