Here are links to download both the activities from the workshop, and the rest of the thermal energy unit.

Weather Models:

Air pressure

Water Cycle:

Thermal Energy:

- Thinking About Energy (introduction to energy conservation)
- Energy Cards (sorting categories of energy into energy of motion and energy of position)
- Hot or Cold (thermal equilibrium)
- Energy Transfers (thermal equilibrium)
- Hot Rocks (temperature v. thermal energy)
- Temperature and Thermal Energy
- Hot Rod (conduction)
- Moving Colors (convection)
- Convection - with teacher's guide
- Solar Heating (investigates differential heating of different materials, and angle of sunlight)
- Thermal Energy puzzle (the naked guy problem)
- Thermal Energy Revisited (review of heat transfer using our favorite idiots, Doogie and Kyle)
- Heat Transfer problems (applying conduction, convection and radiation in various situations)