Lesson 1: The Energy Connection

Overview

This introductory lesson uses an “Energy Discovery Box” to engage students and elicit their ideas about energy. Students randomly select items from the box and discuss how they think each relates to energy.

Key Ideas

Lesson Goals

Students will:

Lesson Resources


Download Lesson Plan
(12 pages, 1.4 MB)



Student Handout 1.1: Energy Snapshots Recording Sheet
(1 page, 384 KB)



Teacher Resource 1.1: Descriptions of Energy Connections for Items in Energy Discovery Box
(8 pages, 533 KB)



Teacher Resource 1.2: Sample Energy Snapshots
(1 page, 396 KB)


Energy in the News

Connections to Maine Agencies

A Maine Energy Education Representative Program (MEEP) representative will come to interested schools, free of charge, to guide and support the concepts in this lesson.

For schools in Aroostook County, a Maine Public Service (MPS) representative will come to interested schools, free of charge, to guide and support the concepts developed in this lesson.

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