Conservation of Energy (grade 5)


The law of “Conservation of Energy” is that energy can neither be created nor destroyed.  We have been focusing how energy transforms from one form to another.  The students are being asked to build a small machine at home that transforms one type of energy into another.  Here is the assignment (and marking rubric):

Transformation of Energy – build a machine assignment

We have been working on drawing/designing a “contraption” (a silly invention).  The goal was to demonstrate an understanding of transformations of energy by creating an “energy chain”.  The students designed some pretty fun looking contraptions:


2 Responses to Conservation of Energy (grade 5)

  1. Mrs. L says:

    Great work!

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