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  • Energy

    Journal Article | January 2023

    “Energy is liberated matter, matter is energy waiting to happen.” — Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything

  • Energy

    Book Chapter | August 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 | August 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…

  • Energy Literacy

    Journal Article | July 2022

  • Modeling Energy

    Journal Article | January 2023

  • The Energy Zipline

    Journal Article | April 2021

  • Online Extras: Matter and Energy for Growth and Activity

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extras: Matter and Energy for Growth and Activity If you have purchased the teacher's edition of Matter and Energy for Growth and Activity, you can view the accompanying materials online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not to be redistributed. To view the online extras, please type in the…

  • 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 | February 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…

  • Recognizing Energy

    Book Chapter | December 2001

    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 | December 2001

    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 | December 2001

    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…

  • Energy in Food

    Book Chapter | July 2015

    The purpose of this lab is for students to apply their understanding of energy flow and transfer within a system. Students will generate arguments about ”Which Type of Nut Is Best for a New Energy Bar?” The Teacher…

  • The Sun’s Energy

    Book Chapter | March 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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