Probes of Prior Knowledge (Lesson 2)

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Mike Hellis
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Estimated Activity Length:
1 hour
Learning Goal(s):

Students will be able to identify the different ways that electrical energy (electricity) is transformed (generated) and identify different everyday items that use electricity.

Next Generation Science Standard(s) Met:

Teacher will administer worksheet probes (formative assessments) of students’ prior knowledge about “making electricity” and “things that run on electricity.”

Other Material(s) Used

Class sets of “Solar Student Worksheet, Part 1: Making Electricity” and “Solar Student Worksheet, Part 2: What Things Use Electricity?” • Digital copy of the PowerPoint: “Making Electricity PowerPoint”