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24 resources with the keyterm forms of energy

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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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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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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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Urban Heat Islands: An Introduction to Energy Transfer and Transformation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Elementary school physical scientists explore kinetic mechanical energy by dropping a golf ball on different surfaces. They discuss how human made materials might react to light differently from nature made materials. This lesson plan...
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Electricity and Magnetism: From Fun to Function

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders experiment with electricity and magnetism and build an electromagnetic motor. In this electromagnetism lesson, 4th graders use household objects to show electrostatics and magnets and compasses to show magnetism. They...
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What is Energy? Different Kinds of Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce physical science learners to the forms of energy using this PowerPoint. The concluding slides present scenarios for discussing the transfer of energy from one form to another. Informative text is crisp and attractive, but the...
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Sources of Energy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Seven slides simplify sources of energy for your upper elementary science superstars. This concise presentation defines energy, lists forms of energy, and then compares renewable to nonrenewable sources. Have viewers take notes, and then...
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Energy Conversions and Roller Coasters

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explain how mechanical energy is conserved in falling objects. In this physics lesson, students design and construct a roller coaster based on given requirements. They draw and explain their model.
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Energy Conversions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate energy transformation through a series of experiments. In this physics lesson, 6th graders observe water electrolysis. They explain how solar cells work.
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Energy All Around: Energy in Our Lives

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify the different sources of energy. In this energy lesson plan, students list different machines and identify the type of energy used to operate them. They create a diagram of a wind turbine and label its parts.
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Changing Forms of Energy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss how energy transforms from one form to another. In this physics lesson, 8th graders explore different lab station set up and explain how each materials convert energy. They list common objects that use energy to...
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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 activity, students identify that fossil fuel emissions are responsible for global...
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Energy Adventure Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete a scavenger hunt. For this energy lesson, students use various Internet websites to explore forms of energy, non-renewable sources, renewable sources, electricity, uses of energy and energy efficiency.
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Energy and Work Amusement Park Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students distinguish between kinetic and potential energy. They recognize that energy can change from one form to other forms. They identify and describe several forms of energy.
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Energy: The Universal Currency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Science stars examine the concept of energy by thinking about everyday situations. The lesson plan is incohesive. It lists goals for the student, but doesn't address all of them in the content. The best use of this resource would simply...
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Energy & Industry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the type of energy used along the Catawba River and make inferences as to how the industry use the river as a resource. In this culture/heritage museums lesson, students review forms of energy as they pertain to energy...
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Applied Science - Built Environment Post Lab (Energy)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students study science. In this efficiency lesson, students explore different forms of energy and compare them to determine which works the best. They work independently to create a collage of different energy sources (using magazine...
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For Students 3rd - 6th
In this energy worksheet, students will complete a graphic organizer by filling in the 2 types of energy waves, 6 forms of energy, and 3 ways thermal energy is transferred.
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Electrical Energy

For Students 6th - 8th
This graphic organizer has learners give examples of electricity production, energy transformations, and different forms of energy. 
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For Students 5th - 8th
In this energy worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by fill in the different types of energy and the different forms of energy.