Electricity and Energy

Resource ID#: 13584 Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence

General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 5
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Internet Connection, Overhead Projector, Assistive Technology
Instructional Time: 5 Hour(s)
Keywords: Friction, Energy, Light, Static, Electricity, Heat
Instructional Component Type(s): Unit/Lesson Sequence
Instructional Design Framework(s): Confirmation Inquiry (Level 1), Learning Cycle (e.g., 5E)
Resource Collection: Orange County Public Schools

Aligned Standards

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Aligned Access Points

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Ask a question about the natural world, use selected reference materials to find information, work with others to carry out a simple experiment, and share results.

Ask questions about the natural world, use selected materials to find information, observe, and identify answers to the question.

Explore, observe, and select an object or picture to respond to a question about the natural world.

Identify forms of energy, including heat, light, sound, electrical, and mechanical.

Recognize uses of electrical energy (popcorn popper, vacuum cleaner), heat energy (grill, heater), light energy (sunlight, flashlight), and mechanical energy (bicycle).

Recognize a source of light energy (Sun, light bulb).

Identify ways energy can cause things to move or create changes.

Recognize that energy is required to cause motion.

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