Energy game: SMART Notebook

Primary KLAs:
Human Society and its Environment, Science and Technology
Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8

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Interactive game to be played following the 'What is energy?' Notebook and assessing students' knowledge of energy sources - renewable and non-renewable and the possible effect on the environment. The game may be played by two groups on IWB, or pairs of students on a computer.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-11PW) discusses how scientific understanding and technological developments have contributed to finding solutions to problems involving energy transfers and transformations

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU116) Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable

(ACSHE083) Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives

(ACSHE217) Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions

(ACSSU219) Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity

(ACSHE100) Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives

(ACSHE220) Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions

(ACSHE120) Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations

(ACSHE121) Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management

(ACSSU155) Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and causes change within systems

(ACSHE135) Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations

(ACSHE136) Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Solar energy, Fossil fuels, Coal, Biomass, Tidal energy, Climate change, Renewable energy
File type:
application/octet-stream
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 12 April 2012

Resource ID: fdbee71d-cea0-4427-a8ca-ba46ef58ca26