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Heat Transfer Research Activity

In groups, or by yourself, visit a library and write a report to describe and explain one of the
following situations:

  1. The cause of the wind.
  2. The reasons for a sea breeze.
  3. How a tornado forms.
  4. How the coat on a polar bear keeps it warm.
  5. How a lizard living in a desert maintains a constant body temperature.
  6. Describe the major causes of continental drift.
  7. Try any other example of heat transfer which your teacher agrees to.

    Instructions for the research:
    • Design your report in poster form.

    • Once completed, present your poster to report on your findings.

    • Produce a brief one page summary of your poster. A class set should be photocopied by your teacher.

    Pin the poster to the wall of your classroom.