Energy Unit – Kinetic vs Potential Energy, Renewable vs Non-renewable Energy, the Carbon Cycle and More!

This 100+page Energy Unit covers a range of topics from energy and force, kinetic and potential energy, the types and sources of energy, power grids, to fossil fuels, the carbon cycle and more!

Energy Packet - Fossil Fuels and the Carbon Cycle

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I am SO excited to share this with you! This is a unit that I’ve been working on for well over a year! It’s taken quite a long time to get it completely polished and ready to share. Thanks to my fellow homeschoolers who helped proof-read and edit this unit! 🙂

Topics covered in the Energy Unit:

Energy and Force

  • Balance and Unbalanced Forces,
  • Contact and Non-Contact Forces

Kinetic and Potential Energy

Energy Worksheets - Energy and Force Kinetic vs Potential EnergyTypes of Energy

This section includes worksheets and activities on the different types of energy: mechanical, chemical, nuclear, electrical, radiant, sound, elastic, and gravitational energy.

Types of Energy Worksheets and Activities

There is a section on waves, the electromagnetic spectrum and light:

Waves the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light WorksheetsElectromagnetic Spectrum Worksheets - Light Notebook PagesThere are also pages on Converting Energy from One Form to AnotherTypes of Energy WorksheetsSources of EnergyRenewable and Non-renewable Energy

Power Grids

• How does your house get electricity? Power Distribution Grid
• Energy Use Activity
• Energy sources in the Philadelphia area
• Energy sources in your area
• Microgrids

Sources of Energy Worksheets - oil petroleum solar wind nuclear and othersFossil Fuels

• Coal formation
• Oil and Gas Formation
• Crude Oil – Petroleum Products

Fossil Fuel Worksheets - How Coal Oil and Natural Gas FormThe Carbon Cycle

The Carbon Cycle WorksheetsClick here to save this on Pinterest:

Energy Unit - Kinetic and Potential Energy Renewable Non-Renewable Energy Fossil Fuels the Carbon Cycle and MoreWhat age/grade is this energy unit for? We covered this material in middle school. My daughter was in 6th grade (age 12) last year and my other daughter was in 9th grade (age 14).

Energy Packet

The 90-page Energy Packet is $7.99. This packet is a pdf download.

Energy Unit


Don’t forget to check your PayPal email address for the download link. Energy Unit - Kinetic vs Potential Energy Types and Sources of Energy Fossil Fuels the Carbon Cycle
I hope your kids learn a lot from this unit!

As always, if you have any questions, problems or special requests feel free to email me! ~Liesl

The year before we did this unit, we covered another environmental topic – Trash and Recycling.

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Earth Science Bundle - Atmosphere Magnetosphere Weather Unit

$54.99 Earth Science & Physical Science BUNDLE of 10 (Save over $10 with this Bundle) 1) Earth Science Unit, 2) Layers of the Atmosphere Unit, 3) Magnetism & the Magnetosphere, 4) Weather & Natural Disasters Unit, 5) Rocks and Minerals Unit 6) Water Cycle Unit, 7) Where I Live Activity Packet – My galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, country, state, town, and home! 8) Environmental Studies: Trash and Recycling Unit; 9) Energy Packet: Kinetic vs. Potential Energy, Types and Sources of Energy, Renewable and Non-renewable Resources, Fossil Fuels, the Carbon Cycle 10) Simple Machines More details about this Bundle can be found here at the Earth Science Page.

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Earth Science and Physical Science BUNDLE of 10

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