The sun, furnaces, and ovens all make heat. But have you ever watched matter expand when it is heated? Or seen how different kinds of matter conduct heat? Now you can! Explore heat with the fun experiments you'll find in this book. As part of the Searchlight Books collection, this series sheds light on a key science questionHow Does Energy Work? Hands-on experiments, interesting photos, and useful diagrams will help you find the answer!
About the Author
Sally M. Walker has been a children's book writer for over 20 years. Most of her books are nonfiction and present various science topics to young readers. Fossil Fish Found Alive is the story of the hunt for the elusive fish called the coelacanth. Sally also enjoys combining science investigation with historical topics. Her book Secrets of a Civil War Submarine, which won the 2006 Robert F. Sibert Medal, tells about the history, loss, and re-discovery of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in battle. Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland takes readers on archaeological expeditions, where the forensic analysis of colonial settlers' bones helps us to understand their lives. Sally especially enjoys writing narrative nonfiction that captures the reader's attention with a true story.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 What is Heat? 4
Chapter 2 What Makes Heat? 9
Chapter 3 Changing from Hot to Cold 17
Chapter 4 Heat Makes Matter Get Bigger 20
Chapter 5 How Heat Moves 27
Chapter 6 Heat Changes Matter 32
Learn More about Heat 30