Energy and Matter
Age 12-14: Concept 1 - Semester 1: Unit 3

In this unit you will explore different forms of energy, how energy is transferred from one object to another, and how it can change form. You will also consider whether energy from the Sun and wind could be harnessed to supply power to your home.

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The Age 12-14 semester 1 science units require materials from the Semester 1 Science Kit.
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  • Able to read and comprehend novels at an 8th or 9th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Can write a five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by children in the eighth grade

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Energy
  • Lesson 2: Convection and Conduction (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Energy Transfers
  • Lesson 4: Electromagnetic and Sound Waves (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Kinetic and Potential Energy
  • Lesson 6: Energy and Machines
  • Lesson 7: Conservation
  • Lesson 8: Energy Sources and Sustainability
  • Final Project: Harnessing the Wind (3 Days)

Summary of Skills

Moving Beyond the Page is based on state and national standards. These standards are covered in this unit.
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