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WE Are Innovators: High School Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The five lessons in a collection from WE are Innovators encourages high schoolers to go where scientists have not gone before.  They read articles and watch videos to gather information and then use an innovative mindset and their...
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Choosing Energy-Efficient Appliances

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What makes this lesson stand out from others about our personal energy use is the myriad of high-quality materials that support it. Find clear images, well-designed worksheets, links to related websites, and a presentation rubric for the...
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Are Your Computers Wasting Energy?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
After reading about the amount of energy that is used to power a personal computer, learners take a look at their own computer use and therefore, their energy consumption. They do this through a series of questions and computations on...
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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 Conservation Simulation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does the amount of a roller coaster's energy change as it goes along the track? Scholars investigate when a roller coaster has potential and kinetic energy. They observe the changes as it goes up the initial hill follows it throughout...
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Energy Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 8th
For this energy crossword worksheet, learners read 36 clues pertaining to energy conservation. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle. There is no word bank.
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Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Instructions for series of six activites, a reading of scientific literature, and a choice of six assessments await you in this physics resource. Well-written plans guide you in guiding your pupils to experiment with levers, pulleys,...
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Heat Pollution and Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If your school has a photovoltaic system and you have access to its temperature data, then this is an outstanding lesson in energy efficiency. Environmentalists consider four days' worth of data and use critical thinking to apply data to...
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Transforming Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Super detailed, this lesson will educate physical science learners about the flow of electrons. Begin by reviewing potential and kinetic energy with a moving pendulum, and then get them online to observe interactive websites about...
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Energy Solutions: Tapping into the Topography of Lake Turkana

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Whip up some wind in your class with this blustery lesson plan about the Lake Turkana wind energy project. Pupils view a video clip about the pros and cons of using wind turbines to generate electricity. They read two articles and take...
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Energy Conservation Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students become acquainted with the first law of thermodynamics, which concerns the conservation of energy as it is transformed from one form to another. They identify forms of energy, and devices or processes that transform energy from...
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Efficiency of Energy Conservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three versions of the same lesson are explained in this writeup intended to investigate the energy conversion efficiency of your school's photovoltaic system. The first requirement then, is access to a solar system. You also need...
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Cost-Effective Buying

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle school energy experts read about the relationship between energy use and cost-efficiency. Then they work through a couple of scenarios to determine which approach is more cost-effective.
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Introducing the Types of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scientists explore many different types of energy including light, heat, nuclear, sound, potential, and more. They match the types of energy and identify when energy transfers from one type to another.
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Energy Alternatives and Conservation

For Students 7th - 8th
In this energy alternatives and conservation instructional activity, 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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Energy Internet Activity

For Students 5th - 7th
In this energy Internet activity instructional activity, 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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Sources of Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders take a close look at how energy changes from one form to another within their surroundings. They also study the ten different sources of energy and determine which are renewable and which are non-renewable. This seven-page...
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Exploring Alternative Energy Sources

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the amount and kinds of energy that are produced and consumed in the United States, including the limitations of this kind of consumption. They research and create a display to teach classmates about a specific...
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Energy Busters: Home Energy Conservation

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students survey home energy use and develop an energy conservation plan.
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Energy Consumption

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students investigate the power consumption of household objects by using a classification sheet.  In this energy conservation instructional activity, students read through a list of household items and tools and organize them by...
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Lights Light Up My Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct an investigation. In this energy conservation lesson, students observe and make predictions about fluorescent and incandescent light bulbs. Working in groups, students conduct an investigation to compare the two light...
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The Magic of Energy: A Disappearing Act?

For Teachers 7th Standards
Using the 5E method for teaching about kinetic energy, potential energy, and conservation of energy, this two-week unit with many videos and possible extensions is sure to keep pupils engaged as they are learning.
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Waste Watchers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Energy-aware learners conduct an audit on their electricity usage by recording their electric meter reading and assessing the thermostat, light bulbs, windows, and water heaters in their homes. In class, they analyze results and discuss...
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Water Pollution

For Students 7th - 10th
Examine water pollution and legislation through this reading comprehension worksheet, intended to correspond with a specific text but valuable even without it. Learners read 10 sentences, unscrambling the bold word to complete each (i.e....