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• Everything that happens is a result of using some form of energy.
• The sun is the principal source of energy for the earth.
• Humans need to be responsible for the way in which we use energy.
1. assess uses of energy at home, at school, and in the community, and suggest ways to use less energy;
2. investigate how different types of energy are used in daily life;
3. demonstrate an understanding that energy is something that is needed to make things happen, and that the sun is the principal source of energy for the earth.
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Light by Christopher CooperWhat is light? Why do we see different colors? Why we appear upside down in some mirrors? Investigate the dazzling world of physical science! Find out for yourself about Light through experiments that you can do at home. Did you know that white light is made up of many colors? Light will show you the importance of investigating and understanding the physical world around you.
Call Number: 535 COO
Publication Date: 2003-07-01
How Do We Use Electricity? by Jacqui Bailey
Call Number: 557 BAI
Publication Date: 2006-10-01
Using Electricity by Angela Royston
Call Number: 537 ROY
Publication Date: 2002-01-01
Forces by Karen Bryant-Mole; Mir Tamim AnsaryThis book explains the basic principles of forces and movement through looking at everyday experiences, including how a wind-up toy works and why your bike slows down when you stop pedaling.