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Websites to Visit/Further Reading

Questions to Consider, Websites to Visit, Further Reading

Questions to Consider

  1. What is the difference between kinetic and potential energy? Give an example of how one type can be turned into the other.
  2. What might the future be like if we fail to come up with ways to meet our increasing demand for energy?
  3. If you were president, what steps might you take to reduce the pollution caused by burning fossil fuels?

Websites to Visit

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/index.html

http://epa.gov/climatechange/kids/index.html

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/

Further Reading

Saunders, Nigel and Steven Chapman. Renewable Energy. Raintree, 2005.

VanCleave, Janice. Energy for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Science Fun. Joosey-Bass, 2005.

Wheeler, Jill C. Everyday Conservation (Eye on Energy). Checkerboard Books, 2007.

Additional topics

Science Encyclopedia for KidsEnergy