Lesson Plan

ENERGY CONVERSIONS

UNDERSTAND HOW ENERGY IS CONVERTED FROM ONE FORM TO ANOTHER
Wagner P.
Classroom teacher
Dubai American Academy
Dubai,
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My Grades 6, 7
My Subjects Science
Objectives

STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND HOW ENERGY IS CONVERTED FROM ONE FORM TO ANOTHER

https://docs.google.com/a/gemsdaa.net/document/d/1FbrdGG_AT1iI4s1sZDsLd1...

Subjects
Science
Grades 6
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 ENGAGE

TO SHOW THE EVERYDAY ENERGY CONVERSIONS IN THE LIVES OF THE STUDENTS, THE TEACHER WILL ASK STUDENTS, “WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE ENERGY CONVERSION IN CAR ENGINES?”

THE TEACHER WILL SHOW STUDENTS THE LAST 2-MINUTE CLIP FROM THIS VIDEO (9:18-10:57) TO ILLUSTRATE THE ENERGY CONVERSION IN CAR ENGINE -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtbpnkd48Uw

TO ACCOMMODATE MUSICALLY-INCLINED STUDENTS, TEACHER WILL PLAY AN EDUCATIONAL SONG ABOUT ENERGY -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k60jGJfV8oU

2 EXPLAIN

AFTER THE CLASSROOM DISCUSSION ON WHAT THEY OBSERVED IN THE VIDEO AND SONG, THE TEACHER WILL SHOW STUDENTS THE VISUAL CONCEPT-- http://my.hrw.com/sh2/sh07_10/student/flash/visual_concepts/70723.htm

5. AS A WHOLE CLASS, WE COMPLETE THE REINFORCEMENT WORKSHEET AND EXPLAIN THE ANSWERS.

3 EXPLORE

Activity: Conversing

TEACHER WILL DISTRIBUTE A PICTURE OF AN EVERYDAY ENERGY CONVERSION TO THE STUDENTS. STUDENTS IN THEIR LAB GROUPS (OF 4) WILL GIVE A 1-2 MINUTE PRESENTATION, EXPLAINING THE ENERGY CONVERSION IN THEIR PICTURE. Students should take notes on what the other groups present.

4 ELABORATE

7. STUDENTS WILL COMPLETE A LAB REPORT BASED ON A VIRTUAL LAB (ONLINE ACTIVITY)

http://my.hrw.com/sh2/sh07_10/student/flash/virtual_investigations/hst/e...

5 EVALUATION

8. COMPLETE THE SOCRATIVE QUIZ ON “ENERGY CONVERSIONS”