Science/Strand IV/Content Standard 3/High School/Benchmark 2
Benchmark Question: How is motion related to energy and
Focus Question: How do machines convert energy?
The teacher will demonstrate
items such as a wind-up toy, glow stick, or a battery-operated fan.
Using a cooperative learning
technique such as Think-Pair-Share, groups will identify in writing the
forms of energy and the energy transfers used in the items the teacher
demonstrated. Students then will pair up, come to a consensus, and
share/discuss their ideas with the class.