ENERGY

Enjoy these videos and check-out more STEAM videos on this site.

 

All videos are offered in a demonstration format and can be viewed to learn more about STEAM subjects.

You can also try these experiments and activities home (with grown-up supervision). 

Experiment & Activity Videos

Batteries, Stored Power

6+

Conversions: Electrical Systems & Circuits

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Identify and classify materials that conduct electricity and materials that do not.

 

NGSS

Energy can be transferred in various ways between objects.

Air Conditioned Shoulder Pads

6+

Heating & Cooling

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Describe the changes water undergoes when it changes state, through heating and cooling, my using familiar scientific terms such as melting, freezing, boiling, evaporation, and condensation.

 

NGSS

Every human-made product is designed by applying some knowledge of the natural world, and is built using materials from the natural world.

Who’s Hot

6+

Heating & Cooling

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Investigate and explain that electrical energy can be transformed into heart, light, and sound energy as well as the energy of motion.

 

NGSS

Make measurements and observation of materials based on their properties. 

Shoulder Pads, Reaction Time

6+

Heating & Cooling

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Recognize that animals including humans use energy from food

 

NGSS

Every human-made product is designed by applying some knowledge of the natural world, and is built using materials from the natural world. 

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