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48 resources with the concept energy forms

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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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Forms of Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
The amount of energy Americans use doubles every 20 years. The first lesson plan in a 10-part series teaches scholars about different forms of energy. They rotate through five stations with hands-on activities or experiments at each in...
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Energy Forms and Changes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is the ice cooling down the water or is the water melting the ice? Here is a simulation that explores thermal energy transfer with iron, brick, and water. It demonstrates the flow of energy and what happens when each material is either...
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Study Jams! Energy & Matter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
After Sam knocks a glass off the lunchroom table, he uses it as a springboard for explaining kinetic and potential energy. He mentions that sound is a type of kinetic energy and introduces the different forms of energy: thermal,...
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Energy Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 9th
While science Jeopardy games are a dime-a-dozen, this one has some pretty unique categories that are still relevant to a middle school physical science curriculum. The topics include: leading nations, famous Americans (who invented...
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This Little Light of Mine: Understanding Light Bulbs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
One of the inventions that has greatly impacted the world is Thomas Edison's light bulb. From his incandescent bulb, to today's LED bulbs, illuminate middle schoolers with the way they convert electricity into light and heat. Handouts...
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Work and Energy: Forms and Changes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your introductory physical science class will be energized by this PowerPoint. They will be able to define energy, work, and power. They will be able to perform calculations for kinetic and potential energy. They will be able to describe...
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Being a Safety Star (Stage 3)

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
A spark of static electricity contains up to 3,000 volts, while a lightning strike contains around 3,000,000 volts. To understand electricity, its power, and the safety considerations relating to it learners engage in a comprehensive...
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What Is Energy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kids sure do seem to have a lot of energy, but what exactly is energy? A video explains many different types of energy, starting with potential and kinetic. It highlights the most common forms of potential energy, including nuclear,...
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Trampoline

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does a trampoline use mostly potential or kinetic energy? Pupils adjust the mass of the jumper, stiffness of the trampoline, and initial jump height in order to answer that question. The simulation displays graphs of the various types of...
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Roller Coaster

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Roller coasters rely on both kinetic and potential energy, but how much total energy does a roller coaster need? Scholars vary the mass of a coaster and the height of the initial hill. Graphs showing the types of energy and total energy...
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Post-Assessment Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
After nine lessons and activities about energy, here is the final assessment. The 20-questions include multiple choice, multiple choice with justification, short answer, answer analysis, and labeling diagrams to challenge learners.
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Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources

For Teachers 6th Standards
Did you know there are at least 12 different energy sources? Scholars apply their knowledge about the different types of energy as they sort energy sources by renewable and nonrenewable. Then they pick one from each section to explain in...
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Energy Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What energy conversions occur in the operation of a device? Small groups investigate devices and the energy conversions that occur. The groups create energy flow diagrams with added conversion processes for each of the devices...
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Understanding Forms and Sources of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a form of energy and a source of energy? This first activity in a series of 19 lessons uses demonstrations and discussions to introduce energy to the class. Through using hand-generator flashlights,...
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Forms, States, and Conversions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Searching for a way to integrate multiple concepts of energy conversion while captivating a middle school audience? This instructional activity presents topics related to potential and kinetic energy and offers the ability to allow...
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Blow the Roof Off!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Blow the minds of young scientists with this collection of inquiry-based investigations. Based on a series of eight videos, these "hands-on, minds-on" science lessons engage young learners in exploring a wide range of topics from making...
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Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Wow! Colorful and simple, these 160 slides introduce the various forms of energy, along with a relevant image. Some of the images are animations, which help beginning physical scientists to visualize the flow of electrons or energy! This...
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Energy Conservation Games

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle school physicsl science explorers play a game using dominoes that you have photocopied onto cardstock. Through the game, they familiarize themselves with the conservation of energy and the transformatin from one form to another....
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Solar Kit Lesson #1 - Solar Cell Inquiry

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Give youngsters the components of a solar-powered electric circuit and turn them loose to figure out how to connect them in order for a light to shine or motor to turn. They compare energy output of a solar panel to that of a battery. On...
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Energy Transformation Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
Upper elementary or middle school scientists determine what types of energy are involved in six different pictures. Then they produce examples of three different energy transformations. This worksheet has colorful graphics and is neatly...
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Energy Type

For Students 4th - 6th
In this simple handout, junior scientists read a phrase and identify the type of energy in use. This would serve as a succinct quiz on the forms of energy for your upper elementary learners.
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How Power Plants Work 1

For Teachers 7th - 12th
First of three lessons, this is a great start to a unit on energy. As you demonstrate, learners discover different types of energy and how it is converted from one form to another. They then focus in on the generation of electricity by...
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Energy Basics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
As the title says, some basics of energy are given here. The first section of the slide show focuses on heat energy, differentiating between it and temperature. Chemical and sound energy are introduced, and then the three are combined to...