Quick summary: This is an energetic activity to get your kids outside and thinking about some of the big themes around energy. Students have to remember what action are associated with energy-themed words, and then complete these actions successfully in order to remain in the game.
We’ve taken elements of this lesson and adapted them for remote learning. You can find this activity here.
- What is energy?
- How can we explore energy while being active and having fun?
- What are some different types of renewable energy?
21st century skills:
Australian Curriculum Mapping
Year 5 Science
- Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives (ACSHE083)
Year 6 Science
- Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives (ACSHE100)
Syllabus Outcomes: ST3-7PW, ST3-6PW
General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.8.
Time required: 60 mins
Level of teacher scaffolding: High – Lead the students in activity.
Resources required: Printed sheet of words and actions, large open space. Student Worksheet – one copy per student OR computers/tablets to access the online worksheet.
Digital technology opportunities: Digital sharing capabilities.
Homework and extension opportunities: This activity includes opportunities for extension.
Keywords: Energy, electricity, renewable energy, game.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.