Access Point #: SC.5.P.10.In.4

Demonstrate that electricity can produce heat, light, and sound.
General Information
Number: SC.5.P.10.In.4
Category: Independent
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.

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Related Courses

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

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Teaching Idea

Design Squad - Feel the Heat:

A project challenge that uses an engineering approach to build a solar water heater out of common materials.

Type: Teaching Idea

Unit/Lesson Sequence

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.

Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence

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1 Teaching Idea

Design Squad - Feel the Heat:

A project challenge that uses an engineering approach to build a solar water heater out of common materials.

Type: Teaching Idea