Steamship Portland: Where's the Energy?

Students examine how steamships operate. They describe the necessary energy conversions. They construct a model paddlewheel ship. They use rubber bands as examples of potential and kinetic energy as they unwind and set the models in motion.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
WebQuest
Video
Usage Permissions
Public Domain