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Third Grade (Grade 3) Heat Transfer Questions

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Grade 3 Heat Transfer
In which direction is heat transferred?
  1. cold to hot
  2. hot to cold
  3. both directions
  4. it never changes
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Scientists use which unit to measure temperature?
  1. Fahrenheit
  2. Celsius
  3. Thermometer
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
What happens to the particles in a solid when you heat the solid?
  1. They melt.
  2. They speed up.
  3. They slow down.
  4. They no longer exist.
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
The energy from the Sun is taken in by the body and changed to                 energy.
  1. heat
  2. light
  3. sound
  4. internal
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Which of the following is a source of thermal energy?
  1. a thermostat
  2. the Sun
  3. a thermometer
  4. a cooler
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
A material that slows the transfer of heat is called an insulator.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Thermal energy makes things colder.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Which is the best insulator?
  1. wood
  2. iron
  3. copper
  4. silver
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
A potholder, a wooden spoon, and a plastic spoon are good insulators.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
An insulator is an object that heat can move through easily (like metal).
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Lora left an ice cube in a cup on the picnic table on a sunny day. What is likely to happen over the next hour?
  1. The ice cube will melt.
  2. The ice cube will evaporate.
  3. The ice cube will freeze again.
  4. The ice cube will become bigger.
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Conduction produces heat when you rub your hands together.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Scientists usually use the metric temperature scale that is called what?
  1. Fahrenheit scale
  2. Music scale
  3. Weight scale
  4. Celsius scale
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
Heating is when
  1. a temperature measures how hot something is.
  2. a temperature changes.
  3. energy changes the temperature of something.
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
In degrees Fahrenheit, at what temperature does water boil?
  1. 112
  2. 121
  3. 212
  4. 100
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
What temperature is shown on the thermometer?
Thermometer 30°C 86°F
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
               Fahrenheit.......... a. the form of energy that moves particles of matter

               heat................ b. temperature scale where water boils at 212 & freezes at 32

               Celsius............. c. the measure of how hot or cold something is

               thermal energy...... d. temperature scale where water boils at 100 & freezes at 0

               temperature......... e. the movement of thermal energy from hotter to cooler objects
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
To change from liquid water into bubbles of water vapor        Boil       
Grade 3 Heat Transfer
List one thing that has heat energy. Explain how you know it has this energy.
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