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# Energy For Kids

Print the individual MatchCards for the Light and Energy Unit Study.

16 lessons on energy for kids include worksheets and projects from the MatchCard Science Light and Energy Unit Study

## Transparent, Translucent, Opaque

MatchCard #1: Identify transparent, translucent, and opaque objects.

Energy Projects for Kids: Go on a detective hunt for three types of objects. Analyze how much light passes through different opaque objects.

Read More:Transparent vs Translucent vs Opaque

## Bending, Bouncing, Colorful Light

MatchCard #2: Describe the refraction, reflection and absorption of light.

Energy Projects for Kids: Observe objects that appear to bend in water. Reflect light at angles with mirrors. Look at concave and convex reflections. Observe colored objects in a dark room.

## Magnetic Poles

MatchCard #3: Predict what poles of a magnet will be attacted or repelled by the pole of another magnet.

Energy Projects for Kids: Determine which pole is north on a magnet. Experiment with different types of magnets. Magnetize a pin. Make a magnetic compass and watch it go beserk.

Read More: Magnets

## Sound Waves

MatchCard #4: Compare the frequency and amplitude of sound waves.

Energy Projects for Kids: Change the pitch of sounds. Use a tuning fork to hear sound waves. Watch sugar granules mimic sounds waves.

Read More: Frequency and Amplitude of Sound Waves

## Celsius to Fahrenheit

MatchCard #5: Learn the boiling and freezing point of water in both Celsius and Fahrenheit. Calculate the temperature in one from the other.

Energy Projects: Measure boiling point and freezing point.

Read More: Fahrenheit to Celsius

## Evaporation, Condensation, Freezing, Melting

MatchCard #6: Explain how molecules change when a substance freezes, melts, evaporates, and condenses..

Energy Projects: Measure the temperature of water and is changes from one state to another in a cycle.

## Convection, Conduction, and Radiation

MatchCard #7: Describe three types of heat transfer: convection, conduction, and radiation..

Energy Projects: Use the stove or campfire to investigate three types of heat transfer.

## Electric Circuits

MatchCard #8: Diagram an electrical circuit.

Energy Projects: Build a complete electric circuit.

Read More: Complete Electric Circuit

## Electrical Conductors and Insulators

MatchCard #9: List electrical conductors and insulators.

Energy Projects: Build and electrical circuit and test which materials will conduct and which will insulate the movement of electrons.

Read More: Conductors and Insulators

## Static Vs Current Electricity

MatchCard #10: Compare static and current electricity.

Energy Projects: Create a static charge.

Read More: Investigate static electricity.

## Amps, Volts, and Watts

MatchCard #11: Define watts, amperage, and voltage.

Energy Projects for Kids: Use a coffee stirrer and a straw to compare amps. Look at different types of outlets and batteries to compare volts.

## Nuclear Energy: Fusion and Fission

MatchCard #12: Contrast fusion and fission.

Energy Projects for Kids: Build a model of a uranium atom.

Read More:Fission and Fusion: Nuclear Reactions

## Light Spectrum

MatchCard #13: Arrange the colors of the light spectrum according to frequency.

Energy Projects for Kids: Use a prism. Make a rainbow. Arrange the colors.

Read More:Colors of the Light Spectrum

## Electromagnetic Radiation

MatchCard #14: Arrange the types of electromagnetic radiation according to frequency.

Energy Projects for Kids: Learn about gamma rays, x-rays, microwaves, radio waves and more.

Read More:Spectrum of Electromagnetic Waves

## Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy

MatchCard #15: Compare potential and actual kinetic energy.

Energy Projects for Kids: Discover the kinetic and potential energy in rubber bands and toy cars.

Read More:Potential vs Kinetic Energy

## Review Types of Energy

MatchCard #16: List 7 major types of energy.

Energy Projects for Kids: Review types of energy. Play energy charades, make a crossword puzzle, and hopscotch - all while reviewing the types of energy.

Read More:Types of Energy

## Law of Conservation of Energy

MatchCard #17: List examples of the conservation of energy.

Energy Projects for Kids: Analyze 9 examples of energy transformation. State the 1st Law of Thermodynamics. Play Energy Dot to Dot. Analyze the possibility of inventing a perpetual motion machine.

Read More:Conservation of Energy

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