PS3D - Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life

Need to take your teaching of energy concepts to another level? Check out a strategic video that examines standard PS3D in the Next Generation Science Standards. Filled with examples, scenarios, and connections to the life sciences, the resource is sure to energize your next unit!

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Instructional Ideas
  • Share the video with life science colleagues to develop strategies for teaching the link between photosynthesis and the energy seen in many physical science processes
  • Present one of the scenarios in the resource as an opener to start a discussion about energy
Classroom Considerations
  • The content assumes a basic understanding of the concept of energy in both lower and upper grades
  • See how the standard builds from one grade to the next  through the narrator's explanations
  • Presents the resource using cause-and-effect scenarios, perfect for illustrating energy sources and energy types
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