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Forms of Energy

Forms of Energy

Author: Kelley Gaines

1. At the end of the unit, the student will be able to compare and contrast the different forms of energy (light, heat, sound, mechanical motion and electricity).

2. At the end of the unit, students will create a website about the forms of energy. 

Students will be learning about 5 forms of energy: light, heat, sound, mechanical motion and electricity). They will examine descriptions and specific examples of each energy form as well as be able to provide their own examples. Students will use the knowledge gained to create a website about energy.

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Forms of energy are discussed and examples given

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Forms of Energy

The forms of energy are explained and examples are given.

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Forms of Energy Graphic Organizer

Download, print and complete the organizer as you watch the presentation. OR you can create a similar organizer on your own paper. Bring it to class tomorrow.


Types of Energy

This is a funny animation video reviewing the forms of energy. It also includes a review of potential and kinetic energy.

Source: YouTube video from user kdap63