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The Science of Energy 9-12
Developed by the National Science Teachers Association*

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) offers a range of useful classroom resources and activities in its online mini-site called "The Science of Energy."

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An Energy Primer addresses key energy concepts in three sections, "Work and Energy," Sources of Energy" and "Stored Energy and Fuels." Each includes simple in-class activities that allow students to identify these concepts at work in their own lives.

Lesson Plans features energy-related classroom activities and assessment materials – coordinated with the National Science Education Standards – in four subject areas: biology, chemistry, earth and space sciences, and physics.

Running on Oil includes a variety of classroom activities exploring the role of oil and the many products produced from oil in today's world.

Energy All Around Us features classroom activities based on a series of NSTA posters exploring various forms of energy, such as solar energy and stored energy in food. (GRADES 5-12)

* The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

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