Energy makes things work, grow, and move. It is passed from one person or thing to another. Energy can come from many different places. Ready to power up? Read on to learn more about energy.
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Anything that moves needs energy. When you run, walk, or jump, you are using energy.
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Humans need energy. We get it from food. Food is fuel for playing.
The sun gives off energy. Sunlight is food for plants. It gives them energy to grow flowers, fruit, and vegetables.
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We can get energy from the wind. These are wind turbines. They turn when they catch the wind. This creates electricity. The electricity is used to power things.
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Saving energy helps our planet. There are many ways to do it. Turn off the lights. Shut off electronic devices. Don’t run the water too long.