A Closer Look at Heat Energy

  • We measure heat using temperature. The temperature at right now is ° F.
  • The higher the temperature, the more heat energy there is in an area.
  • Is there a lot of heat energy at right now? Write your answer in your notebook.


How about the last week? Has it been hot or cold? Below is a graph of the highest temperature at each day for the last week. What has happened to the amount of heat energy receives from the Sun over the past week? Which day did get the MOST heat energy? Which day did it get the LEAST heat energy?