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Standard 6.P.3A

6.P.3A Energy manifests itself in multiple forms, such as mechanical (kinetic energy and potential energy), electrical, chemical, radiant (solar), and thermal energy. According to the principle of conservation of energy, energy cannot be created nor de...

Grade(s): 6

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

Type
Power in South Carolina
Power in South Carolina

Lesson

Upon completing this lesson, students will interpret charts, graphs, and illustrations to discover the story of power in South Carolina.

Energy from the Sun
Energy from the Sun

Lesson

Upon completing this lesson the students will: • Measure the amount of solar heat that comes from the sun; and • Describe ways this energy can be used to help reduce our dependence on traditional...

Get Current on Energy
Get Current on Energy

Lesson

Upon completing this lesson the students will: • Understand energy forms and sources; • Distinguish between conductors and insulators of heat transfer; • Recognize and compare insulation values of...

Squishy Circuits
Squishy Circuits

Lesson

Upon completing this lesson the students will: • Develop models to illustrate and explain that energy can be transferred from place to place by electric currents and that electric currents flowing...

Soak Up the Sun with Solar Energy Fun
Soak Up the Sun with Solar Energy Fun

Lesson

Upon completing this lesson, the students will be able to: • Describe various ways that solar energy can be used; and • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using solar energy

Energy Sources
Energy Sources

Lesson

Upon completing this lesson the students will: • Define energy and the major sources of energy currently in use. • Explain the difference between energy efficiency and energy conservation. • Describe...

Catapult Calamity
Catapult Calamity

Lesson

Students will use engineering skills and knowledge of forces, motion, angles and simple machines to build a catapult that will hit multiple targets.