Energy for Science Interactive Notebooks and Journals - Topics include Potential and Kinetic Energy, Energy Transformations, Energy Types, Advantages and Disadvantages of Energy, Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy and more
Imagine a world where non-renewable resources, such as coal and oil, are in short supply! What can we do now to prepare for this future event? In this JASON Digital Lab, you will create a new energy portfolio for a city. Research new sources of energy and take another look at renewable and inexhaustible sources that were once considered “alternative” such as sunlight and wind. If you can help your city move forward into the future, you’ll be featured on our competitive leaderboards!
This is a short animated video, explaining the renewable and nonrenewable resources and their purposes. The teacher could show this to the class after the lesson, in order to reinforce ideas and concepts as well as give a visual aid to the students.
Here's a terrific web site from The Children's University of Manchester called Energy and the Environment. Includes information on energy, how we make electricity, renewable and non-renewable energy, and much more.