Energy Types and Experiments Grades 1-3
- Author : White-Fournier, Mellisa
What is energy and where does it come from?
These are difficult but essential concepts for children to understand.
Our hands-on activities will provide students with a solid basis to understanding energy, while practicing critical thinking skills and having fun.
Activities include: growing plants in shade and sun, building a telephone, and testing the best temperature of water to make hot chocolate.
Real experiments will teach students the basic of predicting, observing, and concluding. The concepts are introduced gradually, in small steps, to ensure learning success.
In each section, you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with the materials needed, classroom set up, and safety precautions. The answer key provides some insight on what results to expect when the experiments are conducted.
Lesson Topics Include:
- Types of Energy
- Food Energy
- Energy of Motion
- Static and Magnet Energy
- Heat Energy
- Electric Energy
- Other Kinds of Energy Teacher Notes Student Activities
- Energy Review and Projects
96 pages, includes answer key.
This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the curriculums for Ontario: Grade 1: Science: Understanding Matter and Energy: Energy in Our Lives