Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Energy, Power and Their Units - Section 4: Explain

 

 This lesson always reminds me of the power of kinesthetic learning. Any lesson where we can employ multiple modalities to help students make meaning  is beneficial to their learning. The concepts of work, force, energy, and power and the derived units used to represent each  are challenging. In this lesson you can help students develop a conceptual understanding of what they mean through a physical activity that is fun, engaging, at times humorous, and uses simple materials in the classroom.

  Making Data "Work"
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Making Data "Work"
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Energy, Power and Their Units

Unit 5: Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.
Lesson 8 of 13

Objective: SWBAT explain the mathematical relationship between energy and power.

Big Idea: Students meld math and science in their pursuit of making sense of energy and power.

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