Physics Front has reviewed and catalogued quality resources for K-12 teaching. This collection focuses on resources, lesson plans, activities, and websites in support of teaching concepts related to energy and other topics in physics.
STEM-Works provides resources in STEM learning and career opportunities. The site focuses on specific topics in STEM including a section on Wind Energy
Inside Energy makes energy and energy policy accessible and meaningful through engaging articles and multimedia resources. The articles are written by journalists and data specialists with storylines that provoke discussion and further investigation suitable for the classroom or for your own personal interest. Inside Energy is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Learners use playdough to create imaginative electrical circuits. Great for a quick activity station or a long lesson.
Courtesy of: The Exploratorium and Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) provides a collection of over 600 energy resources for classrooms from middle school through higher education. Search for activities that have been reviewed by teaching professionals.
Courtesy of: The Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College, its partners with funding from the National Science Foundation, and other sponsors
Activity CategoriesFor Parents For PD Providers For Teachers Website Multi hour 11-14 years old 14-18 years old 8-11 years old Adult Activity Stations Demonstration Lesson Unit Video Basic Classroom Supplies None Special Equipment Technology Energy Transformation Sources of Energy Transfer of Energy
This document identifies seven principles that are viewed as essential to become an informed energy citizen. The page includes videos and other tools to understand the concepts described.
Courtesy of: U.S. Department of Energy
This website contains over 3,000 free science and math activities hand-picked from community educational organizations. We take you directly to the energy page, divided into the essential principles of energy set by the U.S. Department of Energy. Each comes with a description and links to activities on that principle.
Courtesy of: howtosmile team members and partners
Activity CategoriesFor Parents For PD Providers For Teachers Website 5-10 minutes Multi hour Up to an Hour 11-14 years old 14-18 years old 5-8 years old 8-11 years old Adult Activity Stations Demonstration Lesson Unit Basic Classroom Supplies None Special Equipment Energy Transformation Sources of Energy Transfer of Energy
From summer camps to community workshops to science center events, The Connectory lets you search for science opportunities in your area that your family and kids can enjoy. Use the bar on the homepage to filter your specific options.
Educator Joshua M. Sneideman examines the many ways in which energy cycles through our planet. Quiz questions, extra resources, and discussion forums follow the video for an in-depth look at these concepts.
From making electricity to using it in your home, this video creatively illustrates the answer to this energy question.