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PYP: How the World Works: G5

Central Idea

Understanding the properties of energy allows people to make informed choices.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Heat can be produced in many ways and move from one object to another
  • Scientific knowledge informs personal and community decisions
  • Scientific principles can be used to design, construct and test
  • Our responsibility for a better and more sustainable future




Read EPIC Books

During school hours, students can click on any book cover. Enter the CLASS CODE hbd2871 and choose GUEST.


Heat Transfer

Energy can be transferred from one object to another, and energy can be transferred into different forms, such as light, sound, and heat. To better under how energy transfer works…

Heat Transfer Experiments

Heat Energy is often called thermal energy. Thermal energy is present in the molecules of an object. When an object is hot the molecules have a lot of energy and move fast. When an object is cold, the molecules have little energy and move slowly.