Science of Massachusetts: Energy on Earth (3-5)

Join Mass Audubon educators as we learn how energy from the sun powers life on Earth, both living processes and the technologies we use to power our communities. Each lesson explores one aspect of the energy cycle within biotic and abiotic systems; including photosynthesis, consumers, decomposers, renewable, and non-renewable energies.

Program Location(s):

Your school or other location

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

  • Base price is $976 for the entire unit. 20% discount is $781/unit, 30% discount is $683/unit. Unit includes 7 lessons, but can be prorated. A free, 30-minute self-guided training video will be sent to participating teachers.

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - energy/fuel resources renewables
5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - composter designs
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals

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