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Solar vs. Wind Energy

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Power up! A series of six lessons introduce middle schoolers to the different types of energy. PowerPoints, activities, and hands-on experiments teach young electrical engineers the difference between energy and power, as well as the...
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Life Science

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Energy Transformation Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
Upper elementary or middle school scientists determine what types of energy are involved in six different pictures. Then they produce examples of three different energy transformations. This instructional activity has colorful graphics...
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Energy Transformations

For Students 4th - 8th
In this energy transformations worksheet, students fill in the objects to a chart for which one would fit each energy transformation, and fill in the blanks to a chart about which energy transfer fits each object. Students complete 6...
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Energy Transformation

For Students 7th - 10th
In this energy transformation worksheet, students earn extra credit by choosing a energy transforming toy or ride at an amusement park and analyzing the energy transformation involved in its movement. Students draw a diagram to...
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STEMbite: Energy Transfer

For Students 5th - 8th
Terrific toys turn into a demonstration of the transfer of energy. Potential energy becomes kinetic energy as the wind-up toy walks, a popper flies into the air, and a balloon whizzes when the air inside is expelled. The concept of...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Energy

For Students 4th - 8th
Energize your physical scientists with this little video on potential and kinetic energy, transformation of energy, and the generating of electricity. Bill Nye walks viewers through the process of burning coal to create steam, turn a...
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Energy Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate energy transformation in the form of wind energy. They read a handout, answer questions, identify points in an energy system where transformations occur, and build a wind turbine.
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Energy Transformations

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this energy worksheet, students write a paragraph about the order of energy transformation by putting the chain words into the correct order. Students write 1 paragraph.
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Soda Can Steam Engine

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Steam engines have been around since the late 1600s, yet most pupils don't know how they work. Using an soda can, the instructor builds a simple steam engine for scholars to observe. Through a discussion, young scientists learn about the...
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Introduction to Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After examining the description of kinetic and potential energy, viewers are introduced to various types of energy including mechanical, sound, electromagnetic, electrical, chemical, thermal, and nuclear. The presentation ends with...
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Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Current work lesson plan just not ... working? Add an engaging interactive that helps pupils explore positive and negative work relationships! Individuals assess situations to determine what type of work, if any, the resource describes....
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Crystal Radio

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are looking for an in-depth lesson on how radio waves are converted into sound, then this lesson will rock you! After a detailed reading of the steps in the process, young electronics technicians construct a working radio in class...
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Law of Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Become energy efficient with a presentation that covers the Law of Conservation of Energy with friction. It also includes energy transformations, power, and units of measurement.
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Power Play

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Once your physical science stars have a grasp of the different forms of energy, use this resource to get them putting the energy to work. Small groups choose from seven different project options and work together to build an energy...
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Changing Forms of Energy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss how energy transforms from one form to another. In this physics lesson, 8th graders explore different lab station set up and explain how each materials convert energy. They list common objects that use energy to...
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Work and Energy: Forms and Changes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your introductory physical science class will be energized by this PowerPoint. They will be able to define energy, work, and power. They will be able to perform calculations for kinetic and potential energy. They will be able to describe...
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Investigation: Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
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Energy Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 9th
While science Jeopardy games are a dime-a-dozen, this one has some pretty unique categories that are still relevant to a middle school physical science curriculum. The topics include: leading nations, famous Americans (who invented...
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Solar Electricity ~ The Colour Sensitivity of a Photovoltaic Cell

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Teacher's notes, a materials list, detailed procedure, tips, and extension ideas are all included to make teaching this lesson on photovoltaic cells a sunny spot in your day! After some brief background reading, physical science...
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This Little Light of Mine: Understanding Light Bulbs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
One of the inventions that has greatly impacted the world is Thomas Edison's light bulb. From his incandescent bulb, to today's LED bulbs, illuminate middle schoolers with the way they convert electricity into light and heat. Handouts...
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Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...
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Energy Transformations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate energy and energy transformations. They compare the various forms of energy, create the circuit and sketch the connections. In addition, they label the circuit to identify areas where energy transformation is present.

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