Energy Sources 1

Energy Sources 1

Energy Sources-Science

Assignment: Eighth grade Communication Arts and Science will collaborate on an "Energy Sources" research project. Students will learn about energy sources using print and web-based resources. The students will create a research paper comprising of three paragraphs.

Handouts: See attachments below

Citing Sources: Students will cite sources using the APA style.

Rubric or grading tools: See attachments below

Number and types of sources required: Varies according to teachers

World Book Online: Search using your specific energy term

Websites: : NEED's energy sources fact sheets : Energy Information Administration's Kid's Page : Department of Energy : American Wind Energy Association /: Nuclear Energy Institute National Hydropower Association (info on hydroelectricity) American Solar Energy Society Propane Education and Research Council : Biomass Energy Centre Union of Concerned Scientists American Petroleum Institute : Natural Gas Supply Association : Science Daily : Alternative Energy : Chevron Energyville : Science News : Scientific American


A cart of books on energy sources is located in the computer lab.

Video Clips:

Energy Sources : BrainPop

Forms of Energy : BrainPop

Energy : Qwiki

Renewable Energy : Qwiki


Energy Project Introduction

Energy Project Rubric

Energy Source Group Project for 3

Energy Source Group Project for 4

Energy Source Group Scoring Guide