Essential Questions

What is energy and how do we use it in our everday life?

TEKS 1.6:  Force, motion, and energy.  The student knows that force, motion, and energy are related and are a part of everyday life.  The student is expected to:

(A)  dentify and discuss how different forms of energy such as light, heat, and sound are important to everyday life.




Sources of Energy Powerpoint

Students sort the objects shown into light, heat, and sound energy.

Students record on their Energy Record Sheet.

Forms of Energy.ppt


Heat Energy 


 Sound Energy

The DVD Pete's a Pizza includes the story What's Under My Bed which has some noises coming from under the bed.


This book is a great source of information.

Light Energy