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Energy of Moving Water (11 Activities)

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Grades

5-8

Subject

Energy Basics , Water

Summary

An inquiry-based unit that provides a comprehensive understanding of hydropower and electricity for intermediate students with the following activities:

  • The Basics of Energy, Electricity, and Water Jigsaw
  • Magnets, Compasses and Magnetic Fields Exploration
  • Electromagnets Explorations
  • History of Hydropower
  • Dams and Their Uses
  • Force of Water Explorations
  • Turbine Assembly and Exploration
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Conventional Hydropower
  • The Future of Hydropower
  • Careers in the Hydropower Industry
  • Hot Topics in Hydropower
Curriculum

Science, Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, Technology

Plan Time

Approximately eighteen 45-minute class periods

Materials

Handouts and other materials needed detailed within curriculum guide.

Standards

Standards are listed at the beginning of the curriculum guide.

Owner

The NEED Project

Lesson Plans/Activity

Energy of Moving Water (11 Activities): Teacher Guide
Energy of Moving Water (11 Activities): Student Guide