Heat Energy and Heat Transfer – Worksheet


Worksheet to accompany the lesson Heat Energy and Heat Transfer.

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heat energy and heat transfer worksheet


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Worksheet Contents

  • This worksheet covers:
  • Kinetic energy
  • Heat energy
  • Temperature
  • Heat transfer
  • Conduction
  • Conductors and insulators
  • Convection and convection currents
  • Radiation
  • Transmission, reflection and absorption of infrared radiation
  • Includes:
  • Unit outline.
  • Cloze activity (fill in the blanks).
  • Short-answer questions.
  • Extension questions.
  • Topics for further research.
  • Teacher version containing complete answers.
  • Aligned to the Australian Year 9 Science curriculum.
  • 8 pages.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this worksheet students will be able to:
  • ☑   Define heat energy and temperature in terms of kinetic energy of particles.
  • ☑   Give examples of units used to measure heat energy and temperature.
  • ☑   Define heat transfer and state the three ways it can occur.
  • ☑   Describe conduction in terms of the particle model, with examples.
  • ☑   Distinguish between thermal conductors and thermal insulators, with examples of each.
  • ☑   Describe convection and convection currents in terms of the particle model, with examples.
  • ☑   Describe how heat transfer can occur via radiation, with examples.
  • ☑   Discuss how substances transmit, absorb and reflect infrared radiation differently.


This resource is also included in the Year 9 Physics PDF Workbook.


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