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Energy Transfer

Module Summary

In physical science, energy is described as the ability to do work. This work can be changing position, speed, or form of matter. Students will perform experiments and participate in activities that will demonstrate how energy is transferred from one object to another and what role this transfer of energy plays in everyday life.

Grade Levels

Module Materials (view or download)
Newton’s Law of Motion
Simple Machines
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Phase Change
Slinky Waves
Light vs. Sound

Module Activity Overview Estimated Class Time
Newton’s Laws 1 (45 min) class
Simple Machines 1 (45 min) class
Potential and Kinetic Energy 1 (45 min) class
Phase Change 1 (45 min) class
Slinky Waves 1 (45 min) class
Light vs. Sound 2 (45 min) classes






Last updated: 3/10/2015