Unit Plan

Don't Waste Your Energy

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Don't lift another finger, this physical and environmental science unit has everything you need to begin teaching your class about energy. Starting with a look at the greenhouse effect, these lessons and activities take young scientists on an exploration of the different types of renewable and non-renewable energy resources found on Earth.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Choose activities form this resource to supplement into your science curriculum
  • Set up these activities as a series of learning centers for students to complete during a physical science unit on energy
  • Work through this unit in the weeks leading up to Earth Day
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website.It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Resource is broken into four distinct units, each focusing on a different topic relating to energy
  • Each unit offers teacher notes with background information about specific topics pertaining to energy
  • Includes links to numerous supplemental references and resources
  • Solutions are provided for all practice exercises
  • An extensive glossary with key terms and definitions is included with the unit
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