Ch 3: 3rd Grade Science: Forms & Sources of Energy

About This Chapter

Provide your 3rd graders with this chapter as they go over the forms and sources of energy. Teachers can keep these lessons accessible in the classroom as an in-class resource about energy-related topics, and parents can use the lessons as a go-to resource for science homework questions.

3rd Grade Science: Forms & Sources of Energy - Chapter Summary

Bolster the science knowledge of your 3rd graders by showing them this chapter on forms and sources of energy. We know young learners don't do well with seemingly endless chapters to study. That's why we make our lessons user-friendly. Each lesson can be completed in around 5-10 minutes. Shorter lessons keep your students focused on the topic, and they make it easier for students to remember the information. All of our lessons even end with a lesson summary, as a way to reinforce all the main points and remind students about what they should know.

Chapter Topics

  • Definition of energy
  • Energy forms
  • Facts about solar energy
  • Examples of heat energy
  • Natural resources
  • Types of renewable energy
  • Information about non-renewable energy

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with science will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the forms and sources of energy.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding how energy works
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about the forms and sources of energy
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about the forms and sources of energy
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the forms and sources of energy topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about energy sources and forms.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands how energy works by completing the 3rd Grade Science: Forms & Sources of Energy chapter exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: 3rd Grade Science: Forms & Sources of Energy
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Energy? - Lesson for Kids

1. What is Energy? - Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you'll learn more about what energy is and how you use energy in your everyday life. Discover the different types of energy that are all around us!

Forms of Energy: Lesson for Kids

2. Forms of Energy: Lesson for Kids

Energy is all around us and we use it every day. In this lesson, we will review some of the different forms in which energy can be found and will look at different ways that it can be used.

Solar Energy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

3. Solar Energy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Above your head, there's a single source of energy that is used by every person on the planet. It burns so brightly that you can't stare directly at it. I'm talking about the Sun and in this lesson, you'll learn how we use the Sun's energy.

Heat Energy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

4. Heat Energy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

Heat - you experience it everyday, and it is essential for life, but have you ever thought about where it comes from? In this lesson, find out what heat energy is and three ways it can be transferred.

Natural Resources Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

5. Natural Resources Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

Natural resources are the materials we use from nature to make the things we need. Air, water, plants, and animals are all examples of natural resources. Complete this lesson to learn more about natural resources.

Renewable Energy Lesson for Kids: Sources & Types

6. Renewable Energy Lesson for Kids: Sources & Types

When you ride in a car or on a bus, you are probably using gasoline to make that vehicle run. Gasoline is not a renewable resource and is harming our planet. In this lesson, we will talk about different sources and types of renewable energy.

Non-Renewable Energy Facts: Lesson for Kids

7. Non-Renewable Energy Facts: Lesson for Kids

When you turn on the lights and ride in a car, you're most likely using a non-renewable energy source. Learn about the different types of non-renewable energy, where they come from and whether they are good or bad.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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