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Using CCR to Teach CCR: Creedence Clearwater Revival to Teach Conduction, Convection, & Radiation

Presented by
Jessica Levine (Eckstein Middle School, Seattle WA)

Understanding the three types of heat transfer and the rule of heat flow is paramount to mastery of thermodynamics. How can 6th graders master these concepts? Of course, sing about them. Seeing an obvious witty connection to use CCR to teach CCR terms, veteran middle school physical science teacher Jessica Levine created her first parody song for her students. This video poster presentation will include philosophy for engaging middle level students with songs for science content, and why this methodology sticks. The poster will highlight the teacher's process in creating parody songs, and comment particularly on feedback from education leaders on this song specifically. Finally, it will feature middle school students singing about Conduction, Convection, Radiation, and Equilibrium to Clearance Clearwater Revival! You can't get cold tonight, so join in for this hot presentation.