Brainstorm Energy Source (Lesson 2)

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Eric Gronseth
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Estimated Activity Length:
40 min
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Students will begin to think about various appliances and items that they use and the energy that those items consume. Students will brainstorm ideas of energy sources without worrying about right and wrong answers. Students will create a visual reference for different types of energy resources with their classmates.

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Students will individually brainstorm sources of energy. This process will take place on both an individual and on a group level, allowing for students to share ideas about their perceptions of energy. On a sheet of paper, students will write or draw descriptions of these energy sources. The lesson plan will result in a compilation of visuals created by the whole class that students can reference in order to bring up reminders of what exactly energy sources are. 

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Solar energy spiral notebook, posterboard or sticky paper

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Sources of Energy