Energy, Work & Simple Machines


In this featured chapter – Energy, Work and Simple Machines – students will be given the opportunity to show their understanding of the included concepts by completing the engaging and creative activities for the OUTPUT side of their Science Interactive Notebook. Activities range in variety for each chapter. Download preview to see examples of pages.

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Energy, Work & Simple Machines includes the following concepts:

• Nature of Energy
• Conservation of Energy
• Work
• Using Machines
• Simple Machines

Students will be able to:

• Distinguish between kinetic and potential energy
• Describe different forms of potential energy – gravitational, chemical and elastic
• Describe Law of Conservation of Energy
• Explain how work and energy are related
• Calculate work and power
• Explain how machines make work easier and describe six simple machines

Each concept shares:

• Actual photos of INPUT/OUTPUT pages of Science Interactive Notebook (Appendix with LARGE print Teacher Notes)
• Instructions on how to create/use/complete activity for OUTPUT side
• Mini-Quizzes for each concept to check students’ understanding
• Answer Keys for all mini-quizzes

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Total Pages: 32
Answer Key: Included

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