Resurrection of Our Lord Fifth Grade


        Launch our energy unit with a hands-on museum experience

        Facilitate the use of student inquiry to drive science lessons

        Identify the different forms of energy

        Distinguish between potential and kinetic energy

        Experiment and explore with different forms of energy (developed from student interest sheets)

        Discuss concept of energy conservation and ways we can help conserve


†† The project with the Franklin Institute was the perfect opportunity to expand our energy unit and incorporate inquiry experiences into the classroom.Learning how to incorporate an informative museum trip dealing with classroom experiences is well worth any teacherís time.


Energy Overload

Our Museum Visit

Classroom Experiences

Links and Other Resources

Our Reflections


Generous founding support for the Harcourt Teacher Leadership Center and the Harcourt Learning Labs was provided by the Harcourt General Charitable Foundation on behalf of Harcourt, Inc.