Science Sunday – Energy

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Week 1: Energy

In this Science Sunday, we will explore power and energy derived from solar, wind, water, geothermal sources, and biofuels!

Read About It
What Is Energy? https://www.eia.gov/kids/what-is-energy/
Energy Sources: https://www.eia.gov/kids/energy-sources/
How Electricity is Made: https://www.tvakids.com/
Energy Facts: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/energy.html
Geothermal Energy Facts: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/energy/geothermalenergy.html
10 Interesting Things About Energy from NASA: https://climatekids.nasa.gov/10-things-energy/
What You Need to Know About Energy: http://needtoknow.nas.edu/energy/

Watch & Learn
Video: National Geographic “Renewable Energy 101” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kUE0BZtTRc
Video: SciShow “5 Inventions Showing Us the Future of Solar Energy”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwFB22r9zRo
Video: How to Build a Wind Turbine in Less Than 20 Minutes: https://www.energy.gov/eere/articles/video-how-build-wind-turbine-less-20-minutes

Play & Learn
“Get Current” coloring book:
In English: https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2014/10/f18/EEREcoloringbook_english.pdf
In Spanish: https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2014/10/f18/EEREcoloringbook_spanish_0.pdf

“Bioenergize Me” coloring book with mazes, word searches, and crossword puzzles:
In English: https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2015/04/f22/beto_coloring_activity_book.pdf
In Spanish: https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2015/04/f22/beto_coloring_activity_book_spanish_version.pdf

Energy Kids Games & Activities: https://www.eia.gov/kids/games-and-activities/

Game: “Find the Renewable Resource” https://www.need.org/Files/curriculum/infobookactivities/Primary/Renewable.html

Origami Instructions for The Sun, Biomass, and the Wind: https://7ad3lz9zmyhppfq26wugt151-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/Files/curriculum/webcontent/origami%20instructions.pdf

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-5