Energy Changes Forms (Lesson 3)

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Leah Gorman
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1 hour
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Students will understand that energy changes form. Students will be able to name different forms of energy and give examples of some of the transformations of energy that commonly occur. Students will find details and examples in informational text.

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Students read informational text about the forms of energy and energy transformation. They use a graphic organizer in the form of a concept map to take notes on details and examples. Optional – using solar beads, solicit ideas about what energy transformation might be occurring that cause the beads to change color.

Science Kit Material(s) Used

UV Color Changing Beads

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Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading book It’s All Energy • Graphic organizer found here: