• Energy

    Learning Goals


    Lesson 1: Energy Is All Around Us



    Lesson 2: Energy's Many Forms



    Lesson 3: Energy Transfers: How Energy Makes This Happen



    Lesson 4: Energy Transfers: Making Boats Go


    Lessons 5: Hot Water, Cold Water: Transferring of Heat Energy



    Lesson 6: Conductors: Testing the Transfer of Heat Energy



    Lesson 7: Building a Better Water Bottle: Slowing the Transfer of Heat Energy



     Lesson 8: Getting More for Less: Energy Efficiency



    Lesson 9: Inventions: Getting Energy to Work for Us


    Assessment 1: Chapters  1-3
    You should be able to:

    • Identify and define energy forms
    • Identify and define kinetic and potential energy
    • Identify energy transfers
    • Identify energy transfers from a toy studied in class
    • Review SRB Chapters 1-3
    • Review Science Journal pages 2-13

    Assessment 2: Chapters  4-9
    You should be able to: 

    • Identify and define heat transfer
    • Identify and define conductors
    • Identify and define insulators
    • Interpret a line graph
    • Identify similarities and differences in the lumens and watt usage for several light bulbs
    • Explain the difference among 26 W CFL, 25 W incandescent light bulb, and 100 W incandescent light bulb
    • Identify wasted energy
    • Define biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, and hydropower energy
    • Define efficient, useful, and non-useful energy

    Quizlet for Assessment 2: Quizlet