Transformation: Energy in Disguise

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Energy transformations happen everywhere, every second of the day. The energy transformation common to most scholars is potential and kinetic energy. The three-week lesson covers multiple types of energy transformations through experiments, videos, and discussions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Review all safety practices at the beginning of the unit and review again before each experiment
Classroom Considerations

  • Station two during the explore phase of the unit must have an adult working with the flames for safety
  • Requires four stations set up for small groups to work in over the course of two days; if you have more than 16 students, you will need to set up duplicate stations so everyone has time and access
Pros

  • Includes three intervention and three extension ideas
  • Offers common misconceptions and strategies to address them
Cons

  • None