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A River Ran Through It

Young scholars research how water is used to generate electricity. They investigate water's potential-to-kinetic energy transfer in hands-on activities about falling water and waterwheels. They take measurements, calculate averages and graph their results. They write about an innovative hydro-electrical power technology after researching the history of the waterwheel and water turbines.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Year
2004
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  • Vocabulary