Energy Types

Energy: Types of Energy is an interactive lesson that consists of 26 slides (PowerPoint) on the topic of Energy and an 8 page Energy resource booklet covering the different types of Energy;
Kinetic Energy
Sound Energy
Chemical Energy
Thermal Energy
Electrical Energy
Solar Energy
Light Energy
Gravitational potential Energy
Elastic potential Energy

You can find a preview of the booklet that is included in this lesson @

The starter activity is based on our conveyer pelt activity and is designed to ascertain prior knowledge. There is a worksheet to fill in based on this and the subsequent class discussion. Pupils then peer assess each other’s work.

There is an interactive selector based on the popular fidget spinners. Pupils are taken through the 8 different types of energy and they have to make notes on the ‘What is energy?’ worksheet. It is suggested that this be enlarged to A3 size.

Pupils are tasked with inserting the new vocabulary learnt during the lesson into their vocabulary booklets.

Following which there is an interactive quiz where pupils are asked 20 questions (provided) and the team to get the most points wins.

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  • What-is-Energy-.pptx
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Created: Sep 23, 2017

Updated: Feb 14, 2019

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pptx, 79 MB



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