Access Point #: SC.5.P.10.Su.1

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Recognize uses of electrical energy (popcorn popper, vacuum cleaner), heat energy (grill, heater), light energy (sunlight, flashlight), and mechanical energy (bicycle).
Number: SC.5.P.10.Su.1 Category: Supported
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08 Big Idea: Forms of Energy

A. Energy is involved in all physical processes and is a unifying concept in many areas of science.

B. Energy exists in many forms and has the ability to do work or cause a change.

Related Benchmarks

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SC.5.P.10.1: Investigate and describe some basic forms of energy, including light, heat, sound, electrical, chemical, and mechanical.

Related Courses

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5020060: Science - Grade Five
7720060: Access Science Grade 5
5020120: STEM Lab Grade 5

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Unit/Lesson Sequence

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Electricity and Energy:

Students will learn about light energy including light waves with which the students will study shadows they make. They will also learn to relate certain forms of energy to real life scenarios by using illustrations. The students will learn how static electricity works and will even create some of their own in an experiment. They will also realize how light and heat energy are often involved in the same situations.