Sources of Energy Unit will provide you with lots of fun, hands-on activities to teach students about renewable and nonrenewable energy sources! EVERYTHING you need to teach a science unit about sources of energy can be found here! This unit includes:
+ 4 Science Lessons: Lessons teach students how to--
- explain that the sun is the major source of energy for the Earth
- identify renewable and nonrenewable energy sources and explain how they can be used to create electricity
- explain how fossil fuels are formed and why they are considered nonrenewable resources
- explain the advantages and disadvantages of renewable and nonrenewable energy
- compare and contrast renewable and nonrenewable energy
Hands-on components include experiments, a foldable, a simulation activity, a sort, and a research project. All lessons are aligned with state standards and are made for teachers on a budget.
+ 13 Worksheets
+ 6 Hands-On Activities
+ 4 Entry/Exit Tickets
+ 1 Foldable
+ 1 Sort
+ 1 Research-Based Activity
+ 1 Test
+ 2 Sets of Word Wall Cards: One set of word wall cards with pictures and another set with only the term on each card.
+ 1 Time Line of Suggested Activities: Provides a timeline for using the activities and experiments included within this set and provides links to websites featuring videos of concepts being taught.
+ Answer keys included throughout
+ PDF & Digital Activities: 11 worksheets, 4 entry/exit tickets, and test (18 digital pages total) are also available in digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.
Terms used throughout unit:
- Renewable Energy
- Nonrenewable Energy
- Natural Resource
- Fossil Fuel
Virginia Science SOL: 3.11
GET THIS UNIT FOR FREE... this mini unit is included in my 3rd Grade Science Bundle
. This bundle is 750+ pages and includes everything you need to teach science for an entire year! It has been priced so that you get one unit for free!
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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