This unit looks at the various sources of energy. After studying the energy cycles of plants and animals we will now look at the sources of energy for the electricity we use everyday. We will also continue our conversations about recycling and conserving our resources as they affect our future. Chapter 6 in our Science book will guide us through the introduction. WE will also experiment with magnets and build electromagnetic motors!
New York City the night of the Great Northeast Blackout in 1965

electric motors michael faraday

magnetic field experiment
bill nye magnets

earth as a magnet

Brain pops energy sources
static electricity
electromagnetic induction-Faraday

electromagnet motor

frostbite theater static electricity

article on making electomagnets

frostbite theater static electricity
plastic strips
Yeah! WE had some successes with Making electromagnets and Motors!