This How is Flowing Water an Energy Source? Activity A lesson plan also includes:
Here is a fun little exploration of the potential energy potential of falling water. Learners drop water from various heights using a straw, and they analyze the diameter of the splash. Pair this with two more activities of the same title as part of a unit on hydropower or energy.
- Water play is always engaging
- A simple, yet effective experiment that strengthens scientific inquiry skills
- Detailed instructions, a materials list, and a student data sheet are all provided