grade 3: sources of energy, light & heat

3rd grade teachers…

Do you lack materials to teach energy sources, heat and light? Need connections between science & ELA standards? Join OEP for a professional development workshop that meets these content standards!  View the program curriculum, pre/post assessments and student worksheets.

Participating teachers will receive:

  • Teacher resources: NEED curriculum, OEP lesson plans and student worksheets. UPDATED for 2020!
  • Kit of Equipment worth over $350: 10 sources of energy samples & activities, heat & light energy efficiency lab.
  • An energy efficient light bulb (LED) for every student.
  • Three professional development contact hours.

Registration is open to all Ohio schools. See participation requirements below.

Summer 2020 Program Dates & Locations

Date Location Time
Monday, July 13 Cincinnati 1p-4p
Wednesday, July 22 Cleveland 1p-4p
Tuesday, July 28 Toledo 1p-4p
TBD Columbus 1p-4p
TBD Dayton 1p-4p

Ohio Learning Standards the workshop will address:

Physical Science

  • Matter exists in different states, each of which has different properties
  • Heat, electrical energy, light, sound and magnetic energy are forms of energy

Earth Science

  • Earth’s resources can be used for energy
  • Some of the Earth’s resources are limited

Notes on Participation:

  • NEW FOR 2020…Teachers who have previously participated can attend a new PD with the updates for 2020-21.
  • You must have a 2020-21 science teaching assignment for the grade-level you are applying.
  • Limit of two teachers per school may apply. This may change to one teacher per school depending on the number of applicants.
  • Participants will be selected to participate based on your school’s electric utility. Limited space is available to all schools in Ohio.
  • You will be notified by June 15th if you have been selected to participate.

View the program curriculum, pre/post assessments and student worksheets.

Questions?  Email OEP staff