Exploring Energy Storage in Your Community (Spiral Inquiry)

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Discover the implementation of energy storage in their communities
  • Investigate various types of energy and present their findings to the class
  • Collaborate amongst peers to develop their own focus question(s) and inquiry plan

Curriculum Connections


Science 7: Interactions and Ecosystems

Science 8: Mic and Flow of Matter

Science 9: Matter and Chemical Change; Electrical Principles and Technologies

Science 10: Energy and Matter in Chemical Change; Energy Flow in Technological Systems; Energy Flow in Global Systems; Stewardship

Science 20: Science Technology and Society

Science 30: Chemistry and the Environment; Energy and the Environment

Social Studies 10-1: To what extend should we embrace globalization? 
Social Studies 10-2: Living in a Globalizing World

Length of Activity

5 - 7 hours

Materials List

  • Internet-enabled device
  • Energy Storage 101 Backgrounder
  • Energy Storage Inquiry Worksheet
  • Spiral Inquiry Additional Resources

Online Lesson Format