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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.

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Resource Details

Grade
1st
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Skills Practice
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  • Vocabulary