Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Energy Transformation with Simple Machines

First graders identify both potential and kinetic energy in a game they play in the classroom. They listen as the teacher explains the difference between potential and kinetic energy when observing a simple machine. Using simple machines, they hold the machine at rest to show potential energy, and show it in motion to demonstrate kinetic energy.

5 Views 10 Downloads
Resource Details

1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Skills Practice
1 more...
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary