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Intro to Energy

  1. 1. ENERGY...<br />
  2. 2. Warm up…<br />List what you already know about energy.<br />List what you would like to learn about energy.<br />
  3. 3. Make your own definition of what energy is. Use anything you know about energy and/or anything you may have learned in the past. Include ideas from our warm up.<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Create a list of 10 ways you use energy every day.
  5. 5. Where does the energy you use (above) come from?</li></li></ul><li>How did our ancestors live without each of the following, just a short 150 years ago?<br /><ul><li>Light bulbs
  6. 6. Movies
  7. 7. Heaters
  8. 8. Cars
  9. 9. Air conditioners
  10. 10. Telephones
  11. 11. Microwaves
  12. 12. Radios
  13. 13. Television
  14. 14. Video games</li></li></ul><li>Since our ancestors did not have all the same things we have today, did the activities they performed, or the ways they lived without modern conveniences not require energy? Explain.<br />
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  16. 16. We will read a story about life 100 years ago.<br />Each of you will take turns reading and afterwards, we will talk about the differences in energy in the past and the present.<br />
  17. 17. Warm up…<br />What is energy?<br />What types of energy do you already know about?<br />
  18. 18. In your group, discuss the following:<br />From the story:<br /><ul><li>How did people get around in cities?
  19. 19. In rural areas?
  20. 20. How did people travel and ship goods?
  21. 21. How are things different today?</li></li></ul><li>By yourself, write a paragraph using the following writing prompt:<br />With regards to energy, what has changed over the last 100 to 150 years?<br />
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  24. 24. What have I just read???<br />One thing that is helpful for understanding when reading informational text is to make a picture of what you read. Sometimes you do this in your mind, but putting it on paper and explaining to someone else helps you remember the meaning of the text.<br />
  25. 25. What have I just read???<br />Read pages 88 & 116 in your textbook. <br />Draw a sketch that shows how energy and work are related. (You may use figure 1 as an example, but you must choose a different theme, activity, etc.)<br />After you draw, explain your sketch to your neighbor.<br />
  26. 26. Provide a caption for your picture <br />Label any area where work is being done-(you should have at least 2 places where you have shown some work)<br />Put your name and class period on the back of your illustration<br />
  27. 27. On the back of your paper, please explain the following in a short paragraph:<br />-Energy<br />-Work<br />-How your picture demonstrates these 2 ideas<br />