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
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.
Energy Fundamentals - Renewables and Non-Renewables from Kids Get It on TeachersNotebook.com - (16 pages) - This lesson plan and activity packet enables students to understand why some energy resources are renewable and others are not.