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  • Energy

    Sci Pack | January 2010

    SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert…

  • Energy

    Book Chapter | September 2014

    Energy is everywhere in several different forms and can be moved from place to place in many ways. In these experiments, you will find out more about what energy is, how it can be transported, and how is it possible to…

  • Energy

    Book Chapter | September 2014

    Energy is an essential part of all branches of physics. In mechanics, energy appears as both potential and kinetic energy. In this chapter, the experiments examine the conservation of energy and how energy can change…

  • Flow of Matter and Energy in Ecosystems

    Sci Pack | January 2010

    SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert…

  • The Sun's Energy

    Journal Article | January 2019

  • Got Energy?

    Journal Article | January 2019

    Fourth graders explore energy independence.

  • Matter and Energy for Growth and Activity, Teacher Edition

    NSTA Press Book | November 2019

    How do our bodies manage to heal wounds, build the stamina to run marathons, and give us the energy—even while we’re sleeping—to keep us alive and functioning? Matter and Energy for Growth and Activity prompts high…

  • Matter and Energy for Growth and Activity, Student Edition

    NSTA Press Book | November 2019

    How do our bodies manage to heal wounds, build the stamina to run marathons, and give us the energy—even while we’re sleeping—to keep us alive and functioning? Matter and Energy for Growth and Activity prompts high…

  • Recognizing Energy

    Book Chapter | January 2002

    Energy is such a common notion. We talk about it all the time. Should you buy energy-efficient windows? The country needs an energy policy. That little kid at the store who screaming at the top of his lungs sure…

  • Energy on the Move

    Book Chapter | January 2002

    Up until now, we've been talking about things having a certain amount of energy and not about things gaining, losing, or changing their form of energy. We've already seen how energy can change, though. A marble at…

  • Taming Energy

    Book Chapter | January 2002

    Energy transformations take place all over the Earth without humans ever getting involved. Being the control freaks that we are, though, we spend a lot of time trying to direct those energy transformations to make our…

  • Conservation of Energy

    Book Chapter | May 2009

    This activity is inquiry because students have not yet been exposed to the idea of gravitational potential energy being converted into kinetic energy. Students should be able to measure this by performing this activity…

  • Conversion of Energy

    Book Chapter | May 2009

    Teachers may want to show students a completed soda can vehicle because the written instructions can be difficult to follow for some students. These cans can travel a long distance (an entire school hallway is possible…

  • Energy and Nutrients

    Book Chapter | March 2010

    This chapter explores the concepts of energy and nutrients and goes back to the fundamental connection of these concepts with the environment. Activities are provided that help students design their own experiments to…

  • The Sun’s Energy

    Book Chapter | April 2016

    In this chapter, the objective of the activity “Making Sun Prints” is to understand that although we can’t see the ultraviolet light part of sunlight, it can have an effect on plants, our skin, and light-sensitive…

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