What Type of Light Bulb Should I buy for my Grandma?


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Title What Type of Light Bulb Should I buy for my Grandma?
Description This science learning experience, presented in a Readers Theater format, explores the concept of energy efficiency using the Energy Forms and Changes simulation. Readers Theater is used to help readers improve reading fluency while reading a science story. Participants will use the simulation to determine if an incandescent light bulb is more or less energy efficient than a compact fluorescent light bulb.
Subject Physics
Level K-5
Type Guided Activity, Homework, Lab, Other, Remote Learning
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords 4th grade, Energy, NGSS, Readers Theater, elementary school, energy efficiency
Simulation(s) Energy Forms and Changes (HTML5)


Author(s) Christopher Shively
Contact Email shivelct@buffalostate.edu
School / Organization Buffalo State College, The State University of New York
Date submitted 5/21/20
Date updated 5/21/20