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Types of Energy Causation Cards

Types of Energy Causation Cards

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Grade level

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Resource Type

Task Cards, Activities, Centers


General Science, Physical Science, Reading

These causation cards will prove to be a useful and engaging tool in your classroom! Your students will rave about how fun class was on the day you use these cards as an introduction or as review (or however you choose to use them)! The cards review many different types of energy for a thorough overview!

Check out the preview for details!

This Product Includes:

✓ 28 causation cards

✓ Work

✓ Gravitational energy

✓ Potential (stored) energy

✓ Kinetic (moving) energy

✓ Mechanical energy

✓ Sound energy

✓ Light energy

✓ Electrical energy

✓ Heat energy

✓ Renewable energy

✓ Nonrenewable energy

**Most energy forms are one card, with light, sound, heat, and electrical energy receiving multiple cards. The concept of energy’s inability to be destroyed is mentioned, along with energy’s ability to be transferred.**

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Numbered cards for correct ordering

✓ Notes about necessary props where applicable

✓ Integration of speaking and listening skills

✓ Opportunities to build fluency, prosody, and reading accuracy

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ Teacher reads the starting card, but this is not always necessary.

✓ Each student has to listen carefully to other students to know when it is their turn.

✓ You will find the end of a statement the previous student said in red, the action to be performed in green, and what that particular student who has the card says in black.

✓ Card will state an action that a student must perform and a statement they must say. The action can be something simple from jumping in the air to drawing on the board. The statement can be a definition of a term or related concept.

✓ Review activity

✓ Introductory activity

Other Buyers Have Said:

“I plan to use this cute activity to review our energy unit. Giving some thought to using it as an introduction, too, as you suggest. The cards and activities are great! Thank you!” (Thank you, Kim!)

“A great review for my 4th graders, and so much FUN!” (Thank you, Rodney H.!)

“This was a great review for my students.” (Thank you, Susanna S.!)

Other Related Products You May Enjoy:

Energy Science Centers (Mechanical, Heat, Sound, Light, and Electrical)

Conductors and Insulators of Electricity Tabbed Booklets

Current Electricity Investigation Tabbed Booklet

Final Notes:

While I recommend printing in color and laminating materials for future use, it is not necessary. These materials print just fine in grayscale.

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Don’t Miss Out!

These causation cards are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

With a fully designed causation card set, it comes complete with everything you need! It’s definitely worth the value!

These causation cards are perfect if you have to teach about energy concepts but weren’t sure how or are just starting out! These causation cards save you time! Additionally, they’re perfect for when you have a substitute!

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©Tammy DeShaw, The Owl Teacher. All rights reserved. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for teachers, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Teachers may NOT upload the product to school/district servers, or to any website, or share digital or print copies. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

3 reviews
    Susanna S.
    09 Jul 2023
    This was a great review for my students.
    Kim A.
    09 Jul 2023
    I plan to use this cute activity to review our energy unit. Giving some thought to using it as an introduction, too, as you suggest. The cards and activities are great! Thank you!
    Cathy M.
    09 Jul 2023
    I love all the causation cards! Very engaging and fun for my students!