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The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Energize a shared reading of the Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip with this collection of supplemental materials. Whether your looking for discussion questions, reading comprehension worksheets, or writing prompts, this...
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Get Charged!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the concept of electricity in this activity based unit.  In this physical science lesson, students focus on electricity and electrical engineering. The teaching unit includes 5 activities to develop students conceptual...
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California Electricity Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the causes of electricity shortage in California in 2000-2001. In this social studies lesson plan, students evaluate the effect of the deregulation process. They discuss the actions taken by the government to solve the...
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Electricity Shortage

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use the Internet to discover what electricity is and how it is made. They examine a site that discusses electricity and magnetism. They discover the ways electricity can be generated.
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STEM Problem Solving Activities

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Need engineering resources? Problem solved! A STEM curriculum resource provides instructors with problem-solving activities. The document has eight parts: (1) electricity, (2) energy, forces, and motion, (3) general problem solving, (4)...
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Electric Blues

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of electrical devices used in their home. They read an article about electricity usage in a heat wave. In groups, they create public service announcements promoting energy conservation. They share their ideas...
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Power Blackout Assessment

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of power grids in power generation. In this physics instructional activity, students explain the impact of power failure. They investigate the power blackout in 2003 and discuss their findings.
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Energy: Electricity

For Students 7th - 9th
In this energy and electricity worksheet, students, with a partner, discuss  a variety of questions associated with electrical appliances, energy and electricity.
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Science Blackout Vocabulary

For Students 7th - 8th
For this science blackout vocabulary worksheet, students read the definition of 15 physics terms, then write the correct word.
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Blacking Out Regulations

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students reflect on the role of electrical energy in their daily lives. They consider ways in which they might prepare for a blackout. They examine role of energy deregulation in the August 2003 blackout. Finally, they present this...
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Reliability Check of Power Grid

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars complete a simulation on power grid reliability check. In this physics lesson, students discuss the consequences of power grid failures. They complete a simulation worksheet.
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The Energy Times

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Extra! Extra! Read all about past and present energy use in a classroom-made historical newspaper. Useful as a cross-curricular assignment between science, history, and language arts, the project is sure to get young journalists...
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Power Crisis in California

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an online article related to the energy crisis in California. They calculate the monthly cost of running household appliances. They develop a list of alternative methods of energy sources.
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Word Formation

For Students 4th - 6th
In this word formation worksheet, students choose the kind of words that the bold words are and fill in the blanks with words derived from other words. Students complete 35 problems.
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Writing Transitions: California Unplugged

For Students 5th - 8th
In this writing transitions activity, students read a 3 paragraph selection about California's energy crisis. Students then complete 2 graphic organizers pertaining to the transitions used in the selection.
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America's Infrastructure: Miller Center National Discussion Debate Series

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Junior high and high school learners study infrastructure and its relationship to the current economy. They review handouts, watch a PBS clip, and review case studies in order to answer provided questions and role play over their views...
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Gotta Have Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils explore energy. They discuss the types and uses of energy and research an assigned energy source. They create a "benefits versus potential environmental impacts" chart that lists energy sources and possible impacts. They debate...
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Graphing the Facts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the correlation between our planet's weather and solar activity. They analyze and discuss data regarding the solar activity cycle, graph annual precipitation and temperature averages over a period of 100...
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Solar Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections

For Students 7th - 9th
In this solar flares and coronal mass ejections learning exercise, students create a Venn Diagram with given data about solar flares and Halo CMEs. Students answer 6 questions about the events and the probability of each type of event...
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Just What is a Battery and How Do They Work?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine how batteries work. In this energy lesson, students examine various electronic devices to determine how batteries work. With the guidance of their teacher, students explore the different uses of batteries and how this...
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News Clues Word Search

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this news word search worksheet, pupils read each of 8 sentences that tell about newsworthy events of the year 2003. Students find the word in bold type in a word search puzzle.