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Energy Flow

Science, Grade 3

 
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Energy Flow © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4383 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Transfer of Energy All energy is connected and moves from one form to another. For example, chemical energy in gasoline turns into heat, sound, and motion as it burns. Energy from a soccer player’s foot is transferred to the soccer ball as he kicks it, making it move. Energy cannot be made nor destroyed, but it can change form or transfer from one object to another. GAS Energy Flow in an Ecosystem Plants capture energy from the Sun. When an organism eats the plant the energy is then transferred to that organism. This process is referred to as energy flow. In this example, energy flows from the grass, to the grasshopper, to the frog. heat / sound / motion energy transfer Sun grass grasshopper frog
© Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4383 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Pause & Review Draw arrows to show how energy flows from one object to another. Energy Flow Energy can change or transform from one type to another. Describe two examples. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________