Energy is the ability to do work It exists in many forms like light, heat, and electricity It powers nearly everything we do
What is Energy?
Potential Energy: The stored energy an object has due to its position or condition Kinetic Energy: The energy of something due to its motion Thermal Energy: The energy of something due to its temperature
Solar energy is the most widely used renewable source of energy The total energy of the universe is always constant Wind energy is currently the cheapest source of electricity in many countries
Work together in pairs: What are some ways you can help reduce energy usage in your home or school?
Work together in pairs: How does using energy affect the environment?
Brain break: Draw a portrait of a giant three-headed dragon with a map of your favorite vacation spot on its back!
What is energy?
- The ability to do work
- A type of food
- A type of rock
- An animal
How can energy be produced?
- Through burning fossil fuels
- By eating food
- By eating candy
- By playing video games
What is energy conservation?
- Using energy wisely and efficiently
- Using energy to create music
- Using a lot of energy in a short amount of time
- Making energy from food
What are renewable sources of energy?
- Solar and wind
- Coal and oil
- Wood and paper
- Video games and candy
What is an example of an energy transformation?
- Solar energy turning into electrical energy
- Paper turning into wood
- Oil turning into coal
- Video games turning into candy