Free teaching resource

Forms of Energy Sorting Activity

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 6 pages | Grades: 3 - 5

A set of 24 sorting cards to help students identify the different forms of energy.

This fun resource is a great way for students to practice identifying examples of the different forms of energy.

Print out the resource on cardstock and cut out the cards on the dotted lines. Store in a resealable bag to be used again and again. This resource can be used as a sorting activity for your students in a science station, or it can be used as a scoot activity if you are looking for a whole-class activity for your students. Either way, your students will get plenty of practice identifying the different forms of energy.

The forms of energy included in this sorting activity are:

  • thermal energy
  • mechanical energy
  • light energy
  • sound energy.

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version.

This resource was created by Heather Chambers, a teacher in Texas and a Teach Starter Collaborator.


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