Power Play

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Title:

Power Play

URL:

http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/power-play/

Content Source:

Science NetLinks
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Another Science Netlinks lesson, Converting Energy (https://alex.state.al.us/cr_view.php?res_id=1146), is a prerequisite for this lesson. In that lesson, students are introduced to the concept of energy conversion and develop their basic ideas about energy and how it can be measured. In this lesson, students broaden their ability to identify energy sources, the energy transformation process, and build basic machines/systems that use energy transformations to get work done. 

Content Standard(s):
Science
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 4
2 ) Plan and carry out investigations that explain transference of energy from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

a. Provide evidence that heat can be produced in many ways (e.g., rubbing hands together, burning leaves) and can move from one object to another by conduction.

b. Demonstrate that different objects can absorb, reflect, and/or conduct energy.

c. Demonstrate that electric circuits require a complete loop through which an electric current can pass.


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.4.2- Recognize different sources of heat; Identify materials that are conductors of heat, such as metals.


Science
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 4
4 ) Design, construct, and test a device that changes energy from one form to another (e.g., electric circuits converting electrical energy into motion, light, or sound energy; a passive solar heater converting light energy into heat energy).*


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.4.4- Identify common sources of energy used every day (e.g., electricity, gas, sun).


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Author: Stephanie Carver