Power Up with Nature
In this earth science worksheet, students read the chart provided to find out other ways they can get energy from nature. Then they follow the directions and respond to each short answer question that follow.
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Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Can Work Be Done with Water Power? Activity C
Third in a set of lessons regarding reservoirs, dams, and hydropower, this involves a two-day hydropower plant simulation. Collaborative groups build, maintain, and finance the plant. The transparency of the reservoir setup can be...
6th - 8th Science
Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Pesky Plastics: The Problem with Plastic
What can happen to the environment if plastic continues to pollute it? Learners read about the implications of plastic on health, water, and nature in a two-page reading passage. After they finish reading, they work on six comprehension...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Zap Coral With The World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser?
By examining coral skeletons with powerful X-ray technology, scientists are able to track climate change before written records were produced. Learn how in a fascinating video short video.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable