Unit 5: How the world works


  • Title of the unit: Heat

  • Transdisciplinary theme: How the world works

  • Central idea : Tracking and measuring heat energy helps us understand how it affects people’s lives

  • An inquiry into the natural world and its laws; the interaction between the natural world (physical and biological) and human societies; how humans use their understanding of scientific principles; the impact of scientific and technological advances on society and on the environment.

  • An inquiry into some sources of heat

  • An inquiry into the effects of sunlight

  • An inquiry into heat transfer

  • An inquiry into how tools measure temperature, distance, and area

FY22 Unit 5 Grade 3 (1).pdf