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This item is a lesson plan for grades K-2 on the topic of energy.  As children probe the importance of turning off battery-operated objects, they build understanding of consumption of energy by thinking of themselves as consumers.  Included is a printable student activity for making energy-saving labels.  This is part of a larger collection of lessons, all of which are aligned with specific AAAS Benchmarks for Scientific Literacy.
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Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
= Conservation of Energy
= Mechanical Power
Electricity & Magnetism
- DC Circuits
= Power and Energy
- Elementary School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
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K-5 lesson plans, batteries, electricity, elementary lesson plans, elementary physical science, energy, energy transformation, standards-based lessons
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Metadata instance created February 20, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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This resource is part of 3 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Energy Forms and Sources

This short lesson helps children build a base of understanding about energy and how it is transformed.  The are required to think like consumers as they probe input/output of battery-operated devices, appliances, televisions, and electric lights. Includes student guide sheet.

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Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Energy Transformation

This short lesson helps children build a base of understanding about energy and how it is transformed.  The are required to think like consumers as they probe input/output of battery-operated devices, appliances, televisions, and electric lights.

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Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Teaching Energy in the Elementary Grades

This short lesson helps children build a base of understanding about energy and how it is transformed.  The are required to think like consumers as they probe input/output of battery-operated devices, appliances, televisions, and electric lights. Includes student guide sheet.

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(American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, 1998), WWW Document, (http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/just-turn-it-off/).
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Science NetLinks: Just Turn It Off (American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, 1998), <http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/just-turn-it-off/>.
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Science NetLinks: Just Turn It Off. (2008, January 31). Retrieved September 17, 2014, from American Association for the Advancement of Science: http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/just-turn-it-off/
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American Association for the Advancement of Science. Science NetLinks: Just Turn It Off. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, January 31, 2008. http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/just-turn-it-off/ (accessed 17 September 2014).
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Science NetLinks: Just Turn It Off. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1998. 31 Jan. 2008. 17 Sep. 2014 <http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/just-turn-it-off/>.
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