Exploring energy and storage technologies is a 2-3 week lesson based on the teachers experience with the Teacher Researcher in Partnership Program. Here they were placed with a Manufacturing researcher where they investigated alternative storage technologies/devices.
Sandra Woodward, Wenona School, New South Wales
|Nature of the inquiry problem||
Students will be undertaking a series of experiments to test how quickly a battery discharges and then comparing the properties of capacitors.
|Suitable year levels and subject areas||
Year 7-8 Australian Curriculum
Some of Earth's resources are renewable, including water that cycles through the environment, but others are non-renewable (ACSSU116)
Energy appears in different forms, including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and energy transformations and transfers cause change within systems ACSSU155)
Scientific knowledge has changed people's understanding of the world and is refined as new evidence becomes available (ACSHE119 (ACSHE134)
Measure and control variables, select equipment appropriate to the task and collect data with accuracy (ACSIS126) (ACSIS141)
|Student Learning Outcomes*||
At the end of the lesson sequence students will have an appreciation of:
Work booklet, research (collaborative and individual tasks)
Informal, formative assessment is built into the lessons.
|Information and communications technology (ICT)||
Embedded videos and web links
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