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Lessons (83)

Lessons (83)

8th Grade Science

(8 Units, 83 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Energy: Where we get it and how we use it. (13 Lessons)

Intro to Energy Concepts

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea: Use this opening activity to formativly assess your students ideas on energy concepts

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11 Resources

31 Favorites

Energy Cards: Comparing Sources & Forms of Energy

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea: Use this fun activity to activate students ideas about similar forms of energy found in a variety of sources.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

18 Favorites

Energy Transformed 1: How Energy Transfers

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Students build off of their initial ideas of forms and types of energy to explain how energy transfers form.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

21 Favorites

Energy Transformed 2: Toys Tell The Story

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Using toys, students explore the basics of energy transfer and have fun while doing it.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Energy in Systems: Where Does It Go?

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Building off of previous lessons, students apply their knowledge of energy transformations to systems thinking.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

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Energy in Systems: Looking at Subsystems

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Students build on their understanding of forms and transfers of energy to study. identify and explain subsystems using Rube Goldberg cartoons.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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Human Power: Doing Work

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:In this hands on, minds on lab, students test their physical abilities while learning what work and power really mean.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

22 Favorites

Energy, Power and Their Units

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

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

15 Resources

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15 Resources

7 Favorites

Energy Habits: Home Energy Audit

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:This lesson lays down the basics for a home energy audit.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

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Light's Out! Comparing Energy Use

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Students compare and contrast the electrical output of LED, CFL and incandescent light bulbs.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

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Energy Audit Part 2: Personal Energy Use

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Students take a look at their personal energy habits and evaluate their use.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

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It Ain't Easy Being Green

8th Grade Science

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Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Students have to identify a minimum of three items in their homes that they could make more efficient to change lower their utility bills.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

4 Favorites

Sources and Flows: Where Our Electricity Comes From

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Energy: Where we get it and how we use it.

Big Idea:Use this lesson as a overview of the sources of our energy and their pros and cons.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

11 Favorites