Watch your young scientists’ minds come alive as they learn about energy and its magnificent power and gain a greater appreciation for the natural laws God organized upon this earth. Explore electricity and magnetism, as well as heat, light, and sound, in this 140-page open-and-go Energy science unit! Be sure to check out the FREE experiment videos that make this course even easier to teach! Included in this unit are full-page lesson extensions for grades 7–8. Also check out our new, original Read-Aloud Book Pack for all ages and The Energy Questions and Answers Book, specially designed for grades 7–8!
This new Energy unit replaces and combines our previous Introduction to Energy unit and Energy: Heat, Light, & Sound unit and includes additional lessons covering electricity and magnetism. If you have previously purchased these units, you can get the new lessons for free in a limited-time download on the FAQs, Helps, and Extras page.
Lesson 1 – What is Energy?
Lesson 2 – The Transfer of Energy
Lesson 3 – The Sun—Energy Source
Lesson 4 – Atoms, Molecules, and Heat
Lesson 5 – Heat Sources and Production
Lesson 6 – Heat Transfer
Lesson 7 – Heat Conductors and Insulators
Lesson 8 – Temperature
Lesson 9 – Introduction to Electricity
Lesson 10 – Electrical Current
Lesson 11 – Magnets and Our Earth
Lesson 12 – Electromagnetism
Lesson 13 – Light and Shadows
Lesson 14 – Reflection, Refraction, and Absorption
Lesson 15 – Light and Color
Lesson 16 – Sound
Lesson 17 – Volume and Pitch
Lesson 18 – Energy Conservation
Two full-color, illustrated biographies are included in the optional Energy Read-Aloud Book Pack. These beautiful stories detailing the inventions, challenges, and triumphs of two famous scientists enhance your study of energy and are designed for all ages. Purchase above.
This book is suggested to accompany the Energy unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8. This full-color book asks and answers questions about electricity, magnetism, light, heat, wind, and sound that will help children better understand the world around them. Purchase above.
The Good and the Beautiful curriculum takes a general Christian worldview, focusing, not on the doctrine of any particular Christian church, but on high moral character and basic Bible principles such as gratitude, honesty, prayer, and kindness. Parents can add in their own doctrinal beliefs as desired.
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