8Ia Hot stuff
Brief revision summary from BBC bitesize.
Exercises and links from digital brain - the language level is
quite high but the exercises could be distributed to different members
of the class and then summarised at the end. The web links are quite
high level in places.
How do thermometers work? Just one of the questions answered on
8Ib Focus on - Absolute zero
Information on the Kelvin scale which also has links to Celsius
and Fahrenheit. The second section explains the concept of absolute
zero but pupils may need help with this..
This site is actually all about space but it contains some information
on the Kelvin scale and gives a list of different temperatures in
the Universe in Kelvin. Would also be useful for 7L.
8Ic Going up
This is really for teachers rather than pupils - it looks at different
ways of discussing these topics and then goes on to offer some 'thought
This site looks at the way heat is transferred within the Earth.
It is quite complex but may be worth exploring for high achievers.
8Ic - Radiation
This site explains how infrared can be used to look at objects
A basic introduction to infrared but it also includes some information
8Id - Save it!
1nteger - The Integer House [sic]: This site is dedicated
to environmentally sound and novel construction techniques, with
energy saving being a key focus. The house at the bottom of Page
113 in the Pupils Book is featured on this site and you can even
control some of its operations from this site
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