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2,043 resources with the concept energy

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Food Chains & Food Webs

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine how energy is lost through different trophic levels.  In this trophism lesson students construct a food web and view a video. 
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Climate Change & Coral Activities

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students study how the ocean stabilizes our planet's climates and how global warming is becoming a threat to this fine balance.  In this climate change lesson, students identify that fossil fuel emissions are responsible for global...
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Solar Energy

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate energy. In this alternative energy sources lesson, students discover what solar energy is and if it is worth the cost to have solar panels installed. They watch a video and discuss as a class, and they work...
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Junkyard Wars: Wild Watercraft

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students develop a fast travelling hull for a boat. In this physical science lesson plan, the students' hulls will be tested in a channel (built by the teacher) with a fan as the driving force. The students will compete for who has the...
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Elements of Physics: Energy And Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the difference between potential and kinetic energy.  In this energy lesson students view a video and apply these energies to real world situations. 
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Debate on Energy Sources

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars participate in a debate on the best future energy source for automobiles.  In this energy sources instructional activity, students research and present information on a particular energy source and present their source to...
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Project Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore multiple types of energy. In this energy lesson plan, students prepare a science fair project through completing a WebQuest. Students investigate radiant, thermal, and biochemical energy.
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Sixth Grade Science Test

For Students 6th
For this science activity, 6th graders take a multiple choice quiz about properties, energy, formulas, and more. Students complete 30 questions total.
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Matter and Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore energy by completing a science worksheet in class. In this principles of matter lesson, students define the vocabulary terms force, gravity, nuclear, and electromagnetic before reading assigned text about energy....
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Electrical Appliances

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore electricity in daily life by examining everyday appliances. In this electrical current lesson, students identify the differences between watts, volts and amps and how they relate to the devices we depend upon. Students...
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Applied Science - Physics Pre-Lab

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students describe the science of physics. In this Physics activity, students observe examples of physics within their classroom. Students create a definition for physics.
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Applied Science -Physics (2B) Pre Lab

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders look at different types of energy. In this energy lesson, 2nd graders define energy and the difference between kinetic and potential energy. They see examples with falling books and a slinky.
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Applied Science - Physics (5A) Pre Lab

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders look at different types of waves. For this wave lesson, 5th graders find the difference and similarities of electromagnetic and physical waves. They review the components of waves such as crest, trough, wavelength, and wave...
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Applied Science - Technology (3A) Post Lab

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss how energy is created. In this energy lesson, 3rd graders look at how a city receives energy and how it is made. They create their own generator using a pin wheel and pipe cleaners. 
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Applied Science - Built Environment (2) Pre Lab

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders review how our society affects nature. In this energy lesson, 2nd graders discuss the different ways that energy is collected. They review renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. 
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The Solar System: Go Green with the Sun!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders learn how to use solar power.  In this sun, technology and energy lesson, 3rd graders learn how the solar power from the sun can give off energy, learn about solar panels, discuss their uses and benefits, and design a solar...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Safety vs. Energy

For Students 8th - 12th
For this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about energy sources and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Guided Reading: Nuclear Power

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students share about nuclear power. In this guided reading instructional activity students read a nonfiction book about nuclear power. Students create notes about the most important information as they read. Students share with a...
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Energy, Work and Power

For Students 10th - 12th
In this energy, work and power worksheet, learners solve 12 problems about circuits, electric motors, Ohm's Law and electric currents.
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The Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explain convection. In this sun lesson students discuss the importance of the Sun in our daily lives. Students watch a convection demonstration. Students write a paragraph about convection and the Sun's involvement.
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A Day In My Life

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students brainstorm how they can conserve energy in their daily lives. In this energy lesson plan, students discuss how they use energy and ways to conserve it.
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Exploring Energy with GIS

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine GIS technology as it is used to locate energy sources. In this GIS lesson, student access an assigned website to locate a series of lessons using the GIS software. They use the maps that are located on the primary lesson...
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Woody Biomass-Nebraska

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore energy source options. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students determine what woody biomass is and analyze its effectiveness as an energy source. Students research the pros and cons of using woody biomass and...
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Summer Camp 2050

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a camp for the future. In this simulation activity, students will research various energy sources, and create a proposal for the "city council" to recommend what energy sources should be used for a summer camp in the year...