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2,042 resources with the concept energy

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Energy Resources and Metals

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students read  assigned textbook pages and then respond to 18 fill in the blank and 10 short answer questions about energy and metals.
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Medieval Marshmallows

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students create catapults to explore force and motion. In this mechanical physics lesson, students design, construct, and operate a catapult that sends marshmallows through the air. 
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Energy Balance: energy in and out

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this energy worksheet, students write examples of energy in activities like food and drinks and energy out activities like exercise. Students complete 2 parts to the energy scale.
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Heat Energy

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students study how matter changes from solids to liquids or liquids to solids. In this physical science lesson, students discuss heat energy and experiment with heat by changing a candle into a liquid using a hot plate.
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Earth's Energy

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss the Earth's energy. In this science lesson, students construct a simple circuit, a series circuit, and a parallel circuit.
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Are You an Energy Efficient Consumer?

For Students 7th - 10th
In this energy consumption worksheet, students use on line resources to explore the energy use by different countries around the world. Students compare the amount of light emitted by different countries and their carbon dioxide...
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Zoom-In: Energy Introduction

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders determine how natural resources can be helpful and hurtful. In this energy lesson plan, 6th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress that complement their research of the positive...
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Soil, the Forgotten Resource

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discuss soil understanding that is is often overlooked as a natural resource. In this science lesson, students recognize that we depend on it for energy in the form of foods. Students experiment with six boxes of soil to help in...
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Energy Internet Activity

For Students 5th - 7th
In this energy Internet activity worksheet, students use links to websites to answer 16 questions about energy use.  This page has numerous links to helpful web resources.
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Energy Alternatives and Conservation

For Students 7th - 8th
For this energy alternatives and conservation worksheet, students research the topic, answer 3 questions, then complete a 4 step plan to create a print or digital project.  This page has numerous links to web resources.
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Personal Electronics and Their Energy Consumption

For Students 5th - 10th
In this energy activity, students click on the links in the questions about energy to find the answers to the questions about their personal energy use and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 3 questions total.
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Smart Meter Plan to Save on Electricity

For Students 7th - 8th
For this smart meter plan to save on electricity worksheet, students research smart meters, the cost of electricity  and methods for conserving energy, then answer 7 questions.  This page has several links to helpful websites.
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Energy Alternatives Explorations

For Students 6th - 8th
In this energy alternatives explorations worksheet, students explore alternative energy sources by using the linked web resources to answer 8 questions about different resources and identify the ones that would work in their community.
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America's Energy Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a proposal to save energy resources. In this energy lesson, students research nuclear energy, coal power, petroleum, natural gas, hydroelectric power, and renewable energy. Students then debate energy issues and share...
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Energy and Mass-Same Things But Different!

For Students 7th - 10th
In this energy and mass worksheet, students read about Einstein's formula, E=mc2 and they solve six problems. They convert from different energy units to different mass units using a given formula.
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Where the Buffalo Roam

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students lear about energy, energy efficiency and consumption. They measure energy use, graph the date, write a letter then design and present a PowerPoint on the topic.
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Solar Distiller

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
Explore the sun's ability to distill contaminated water with this simple set of classroom experiments. After filling two glass bowls, one with muddy water and the other with salt water, they are covered with plastic wrap and placed in...
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What is Energy?

For Teachers 7th
For this energy worksheet, 7th graders study the varying types of energy.  Students read the 7 types of energy listed and complete the chart giving an example for each.
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Electricity - How it Works and How We Measure and Pay For It

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate energy consumption by researching wattage.  In this electricity lesson, students discuss how electricity works and gets transferred to our electronic devices through generators and circuits.  Students examine their...
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Thinking About Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners navigate the web to research energy concepts.  In this investigative lesson plan students describe their perceptions of energy and identify how those changed after completing a survey.
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The Bouncing Ball

For Teachers K - 6th
Students investigate potential energy. For this potential energy lesson, students do an experiment with a bouncing ball. Students mark how high the ball bounces when it is dropped and record their results. Students discuss potential...
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Energy Agents in Action

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students share information about energy use and conservation. In this energy use lesson, students work as a production team to make an instructional video about basic energy information. They develop a short survey about energy use that...
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Rice as a Source of Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the nutrition in rice. In this rice lesson, 5th graders discover that rice is a great source of energy. Students compare foods to rice to see the differences in the nutritional value. Students classify foods in...
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Energy Balance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read various health articles. In this being active health lesson, students discover why it is important to be active and eat healthy foods. Students read articles about sleep, the food pyramid and energy.