Reflection: Checks for Understanding What is Energy? - Section 2: Explore


Students thoroughly enjoyed using the computer today and I gained valuable information about their abilities.  While this lesson's content is science, I was also able to tell which students need more help reading a text for information and interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text. I've always felt that integrating reading with all subject areas is critical, important, and more interesting for kids. 

You can watch my reflection video below to hear what I learned about my students in this lesson. 

  Informal Reading Assessment
  Checks for Understanding: Informal Reading Assessment
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What is Energy?

Unit 2: Energy
Lesson 1 of 4

Objective: SWBAT define kinetic energy and potential energy.

Big Idea: In this lesson students participate in an internet search to investigate the definition of energy and discover the two main types of energy, kinetic and potential energy.

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Science, Energy (Physical Science), potential energy, inquiry, active learning, internet research, technolog
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