Energy Forms, States and Conversions

This Energy Forms, States and Conversions lesson plan also includes:

Even magicians can't make energy disappear. In a discussion-based instructional activity, young scientists learn about energy forms and conversions. They see how energy is neither created nor destroyed; it just changes forms. This is the 11th installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions series.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners create graphic organizers to represent energy conversions or transfers
Classroom Considerations
  • Note that there are two associated activities for the lesson
  • Pupils must be familiar with energy and its many forms
  • Provides definitions of relevant terminology
  • Gives some options for assessment
  • Lesson simply introduces the activities; most of the student engagement occurs in the activities and not the lesson
Common Core