Skip to main content
Close
Menu

Project Playbook: Educator Edition

Put Put Boat Putt Putt Boat

Construct a heat engine to demonstrate thermodynamic principles.

HIGH SCHOOL THERMODYNAMICS – EDUCATOR CURRICULUM

Energy comes in many forms and can be usable in many ways. Explore a way to turn heat into usable kinetic energy by creating a heat engine.

OBJECTIVE: Learners will explore Thermodynamics and build a heat engine to propel a boat.

LESSON SEQUENCE
Lesson overview for each activity
Here you will find the order of lessons to guide you through teaching Thermodynamics. As well as the culminating activity for the Putt Putt Boat.

LESSON PLANS
Lesson plans to teach Thermodynamics
Here you will find detailed lessons to guide you through teaching Thermodynamics and Heat Engines and preparing students to build a functioning heat engine to propel a boat through water.

Projects