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exploring the concept of energy

Class Details

Grades

6th Grade

8th Grade

Duration

60 minutes

Subjects:

Physical Science

About the Class

Engines! Powerhouse of Work

Energy is needed to make everything—from humans to machines—move. Students will explore the concept of energy and work and learn how it is applied to a car. Students will conduct an energy experiment by building a battery-operated car. (Special instructional tool: Functional cutaway race engine, transmission, drive train and rear housing)

Curriculum Standard Alignments (NGS, CCS)
MS-PS3

NC State Standards
6.P.3; 7.P.2; 8.P.2;

SC State Standards
6.S.1A;6.S.1B.1;6.P.3A.1
8.S.1A.8.S.1B.1; 8.P.2A