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  • Energy Transfer Through Collisions

    Book Chapter | May 2019

    The guiding question of this investigation is, How does the energy of a moving ball change after it collides with objects that have different masses? In this lesson, the goal is to figure out how the energy of a…

  • Energy Transfer Between Liquids

    Book Chapter | May 2019

    The guiding question of this investigation is, How can we predict how much the temperature of 100 ml of water will change when we add different amounts of hot water to it? In this lesson, the goal is to figure out a…

  • Energy Transfer by Light

    Book Chapter | May 2019

    The guiding question of this investigation is, How does the distance between a light source and an object affect the amount of energy an object receives from the light source? In this lesson, the goal is to figure out…

  • Energy Transfer by Electric Currents

    Book Chapter | May 2019

    The guiding question of this investigation is, How can we make an electric car move faster? In this lesson, students will apply what they know about electric currents, closed circuits, and the transfer of energy to…

  • Cold Milk: Measuring Energy Transfer in the Creation of Ice Cream

    Book Chapter | April 2011

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! This experiment demonstrates endothermic reactions in a way that creates a learning experience that connects science with the popular dessert ice cream. Students are…

  • The Sun's Energy

    Journal Article | January 2019

  • Exposing Hidden Energy Transfer With Inexpensive Thermal Imaging Cameras

    Journal Article | March 2016

    Explore the conservation of energy and related topics with this now-affordable technology.

  • Teacher to Teacher: Predicting, Explaining, and Observing Thermal Energy Transfer

    Journal Article | December 2016

    This column provides practical advice from your peers. This month's columnn discusses using the Mixing Water formative assessment probe from Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Vol. 2 to determine student thinking…

  • Transfer of energy

    Blog Post | December 2011

    My middle schoolers were full of energy! This month’s Science Scope has many suggestions for channeling their enthusiasm into studying energy transformations. What’s really relevant is that most of the…

  • Energy Transfer

    Collection | March 2020

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  • Energy Transfer

    Collection | March 2020

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  • Energy Conservation and Transfer

    Collection | February 2015

  • Energy Conservation and Transfers

    Collection | February 2015

  • Energy Transfer in Ecosystems

    Collection | February 2015

    This resource collection contains information for teachers to learn about the cycle of matter and energy through ecosystems. The SciGuides are modules that are really heloful for learning about the process. They cover…

  • Physical Science Transfer of Energy

    Collection | March 2015

    Physical Science Transfer of Energy …

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