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Smithsonian Science Stories Literacy Series™: Everyday Energy

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Grade 4. 2018. 48 pages. Everyday Energy reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module How Can We Provide Energy to People’s Homes? Topics include: Energy at Home; Inside a Power Plant; Remarkable Resources; At Home with the Robots; Electrifying America; Better than Magic; and Tinkering for Tomorrow. Available in English and Spanish. Soft cover.

 
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Grade 4. 2018. 48 pages. Everyday Energy reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into the main activities of many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module How Can We Provide Energy to People’s Homes?

Topics include:

  • Energy at Home: A historical look at ways we use energy in the home
  • Inside a Power Plant: A comparison of two types of power plants
  • Remarkable Resources: An introduction to the natural resources we use for energy
  • At Home with the Robots: A tour of NIST's Net-Zero house
  • Electrifying America: A historical look at the shift to electric lighting in the US
  • Better than Magic: Dr. Bill Healy and what it's like to be an engineer
  • Tinkering for Tomorrow: Engineering solar-powered homes for the Solar Decathlon

The reader connects student literacy to science in the real world. Available in English (on-grade-level or below-grade-level) and Spanish, and as single copies or in packs of 8. Soft cover.