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Energy Investigations


Region: Pioneer Valley
Level: Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8
Program type: Classroom or school assembly program;

Description:  Energy Investigations
Energy is both in the news and in the Massachusetts Framework. This award-winning curriculum will help you and your students understand where our energy comes from in Massachusetts and how it is generated. You will explore both renewable and non-renewable energy sources and generate electricity using a simple generator, solar collectors, mini-wind mills (turbines), and water wheels (turbines). There is an emphasis on sustainable technologies and carbon emissions, and making the connection between human activities and climate change.
Grade Levels: 4-8
Standards Applicable: Science & Technology- Physical Sciences (Gr. 3-5) #4, 5, 6, 7; (Gr. 6-8) #13

Topics: Energy

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