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4th Grade

American Revolution Resources

What is Energy?

What is Energy? Here is a simple and easy to understand defitinition of energy. Great starting point for learning.

Let Schoolhouse Rock introduce you to some of the key vocabulary words for energy including: dams, windmills, fuels, coal, solar, nuclear, and thermal energy. Also leaarn about the importance of conserving energy.

What are the Forms of Energy?


Click on the BrainPop Logo to learn from Tim and Moby as they introduce you to the different forms of energy.


How is Energy Converted?

Energy TransformationsCheck out the toaster for a simple explanation of how energy as electricity is transformed to energy in your toast!

Energy Flows - Can you make the energy flow? Play this game and put the correct objects in the correct order to transform energy from its starting source to an end use.


How does Energy in a Roller Coaster Transform?

Force Be With You: Forms of Energy and Motion

Windmills Lleida, Catalonia, Spain. Photo. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 21 Mar 2014.

Rechargeable Batteries. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 21 Mar 2014.

Green Energy, Conceptual Artwork. Photography.Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 21 Mar 2014.



RIDDLE ME THIS: What is a renewable energy source that is used every day at your school?

(Click HERE for this answer to this and for more fun energy riddles...look for the schoolhouse for this riddle's answer)


What are the Sources of Energy?

You Have the Power - What factors are important to consider in order to make informed energy decisions?  Click on START to play this interactive National Geographic game to provide electricity to your community. But remember to stay in your budget and think about using renewable forms of energy whenever possible!

How do we Conserve Energy?

What is the Future of Energy?

Fun Energy Resources