Do you think the "energy" used by people and the "energy" used by cars is the same thing? Why or why not?
Where does this get its energy from?
The more you stretch a rubber band, the faster an object goes. Why?
These readings are free with registration at Newsela or Readworks, both excellent sources of supplemental reading.
Healthy foods are fuel for your body. Check out this story for healthy eating tips. (Readworks,Grade 3)
Read about a funny-looking car that was built to use less energy from gasoline. (Newsela, Grade 3)
An Italian restaurant owner built a people-powered amusement park. It only contains rides that are powered by people. To ride these rides, people have to put energy in by pedaling, pushing, or climbing. Take a quick tour and watch people use their own energy to make a loop-de-loop! (1:38)