Author(s): Kevin Rigg
This book contains a set of practical lessons, ideas and worksheets to explore the strand of Energy and Change. Learning activities focus on electric circuits, energy transfer and energy use at home and school. Students will also explore the different sources of energy such as heat, light, mechanical, electrical, chemical and kinetic. Specific science skills will be enhanced through these activities including constructing, testing and gathering data. Students will also be involved in explaining how electrical appliances function by drawing labelled diagrams. Educational website references have been included where possible. All activities are outcome linked to the science strands of state curriculum documents.