Renewable Energy STEM activities and worksheets Independent Work Packets

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Curiosity and the Hungry Mind
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This was an excellent resource. I loved using this and implementing them with my students who also learned virtually this year. This was engaging and fun with them.
This was a great resource to work on alternative energy with my 4th graders! I loved the STEM component, too.

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    Everything you need to teach the science of Renewable Energy perfect for Earth Day activities. Science worksheets, fold-able activities and writing prompts. This resource is all you will need to get your students thinking about the benefits and disadvantages of renewable energies. Also complete a STEM challenge based on a RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE!

    Combining Science, Engineering and real world Problem Solving

    Included with the Worksheet and Interactive activity

    ➜ 4 x comprehensive worksheets outlining the history of Hydro, Solar, Wind and Geothermal energy and how we can extract it.

    ➜ 4 x interactive foldable activities where students compare Pros and Cons and add some interesting facts - perfect for a classroom display or bulletin board.

    ➜ 4 x 15 writing prompts, (5 persuasive, 5 expository, 5 narrative)

    ➜ Answers sheets

    ➜ Next Generation Science Standards

    Included with the STEM challenges and Student Booklet


    Wind Power - Create a wind turbine that can lift a weight

    Hydro Power - Create a water wheel that can lift a weight

    Solar Reflection - Can you heat water using paper and the sun?

    Solar Oven - Create an oven to melt something

    Solar Balloon - Can you create a balloon that will lift using the sun's energy?

    ➜Includes a fact about each renewable energy type on every task card

    ➜Teacher Notes and Photos of student built challenges

    ➜Students can earn an EARTH TOKEN for their STUDENT BOOKLET by completing
    each challenge (printable Earth Tokens included)

    ➜Full List of supplies

    Each TASK CARD can be printed back to back

    FRONT - Challenge is outlined

    BACK - Design Reflection Questions


    * one STAMP or TOKEN for completing the challenge

    * one STAMP or TOKEN for answering reflection questions

    Students will learn

    ★ About the history of Hydro, Solar, Wind and Geothermal energy

    ★ About how these renewable energies are used today

    ★ The leading countries using renewable energies

    ★ How we extract energy from water, wind, sun and the Earth

    ★ That there are benefits and disadvantages to renewable energy sources

    Target Grades: This resource is best suited to grade 3-5 however it can be adapted as the teacher sees fit.

    As always, please contact me with any questions


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