Students explore the four major parts of a corn kernel and the functions of each. They are introduced to the potential of those little capsules-their role as a seed for new life, and their potential as a renewable source of energy.
3rd - 8th Science 3 Views 39 Downloads
Are Your Computers Wasting Energy?
After reading about the amount of energy that is used to power a personal computer, learners take a look at their own computer use and therefore, their energy consumption. They do this through a series of questions and computations on...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How is Flowing Water an Energy Source? Activity A
Here is a fun little exploration of the potential energy potential of falling water. Learners drop water from various heights using a straw, and they analyze the diameter of the splash. Pair this with two more activities of the same...
4th - 8th Science
Conserving Energy through Grid Modernization
After learning about the technology of grid modernization, middle schoolers investigate its effectiveness in energy conservation. This is accomplished through a collaborative research assignment, resulting in a written summary and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed