Energy Around Us

Discover how wind, sun and water can be used as sources of energy through experimentation.

  • Measure the effects of different energy sources.
  • Explore how water moves objects.
  • Compare and contrast the impact of wind on various objects.
  • Learn how to conserve energy.

Appropriate for Grades: PK, K, 1, 2, 3
Meets Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards : 10.A, 10.B, 10.C, 11.A, 12.E

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Use the following activities to bring the education concepts from this exhibit into your home or classroom:


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