Energy Lessons NGSS and Science Kit Connections

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Science School Yard
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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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We have a 4/5 multi-age coming up in our district and with that we wanted to create lessons that utilized our FOSS Electricity Kit and the new NGSS science standards. I spend 3 days at an Energy conference and with that created these comprehensive lessons.

This pack includes:
-experiment overview with lessons, materials, and concept lists
-Transferring Energy STEM Lesson
-great short answer sheet
-Making Connections-energy and motion reflection
-SPF and the Sun Activity and sheets
-Energy science notebook activity sheets for renewable and non-renewable energy and renewable energy sources foldable
-Researching Renewables group activity
-5 renewable energy posters (labeled)
-Solar Energy Cells activity
-Wind Whippet engineering activity
-Pinwheel Engineering activity
-Sunlight=Radiant Energy reading and writing activity
-Building a Circuit-FOSS connection
-Comparing Solar Circuits and Battery Powered Circuits activity
-Solar Bugs Engineering activity
-Get Your Motor Running-solar vs. D-cell activity (FOSS connections)
-Unplugged writing activity
-UV Rays activity
-Energy 101 Technology connection activity and sheet
-Do You Have The Energy Research Activity
-Converting Energy sheet
-Energy Quiz and answer key

It took a lot of energy to put this pack together, but I am so excited to use this in my own classroom, I hope this too, will work for you!

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