National Standards Grades K-4
Heat & Temperature
National Science Education Standards K-4
CONTENT STANDARD B: Physical Science
Properties of Objects and Materials
- Objects have many observable properties, including size, weight, shape,
color, temperature, and the ability to react with other substances.
Those properties can be measured using tools, such as rulers, balances, and
- Materials can exist in different states--solid, liquid, and gas. Some
common materials, such as water, can be changed from one state to another by
heating or cooling.
Light, Heat, Electricity, and Magnetism
- Heat can be produced in many ways, such as burning, rubbing, or mixing
one substance with another. Heat can move from one object to another by
CONTENT STANDARD E: Science and Technology
Understanding about Science and Technology
- Tools help scientists make better observations, measurements, and
equipment for investigations. They help scientists see, measure, and do
things that they could not otherwise see, measure, and do.
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