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37 resources with the concept laws of thermodynamics

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Crash Course: Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Loosely based on the 2012 AP Chemistry curriculum, a series of 46 videos introduces high schoolers to organic chemistry. The videos model how to reason through problems, recognize different organic chemicals, their uses, and use the...
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MinutePhysics: The Big Picture (Time & Entropy, feat. Sean Carroll)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Talk about essential questions! The five videos in the Minute Physics collection look at the big picture and tackles some big questions: Why Doesn’t Time Flow Backwards? Do Cause and Effect Really Exist? Where Does Complexity Come From?...
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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
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Does Time Exist?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The simple question What time is it? may not be so simple after all. Learn about the history of measuring time and the debate on if time even exists with a short video that considers both classical physics and quantum physics when...
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Thermodynamics: Crash Course History of Science #26

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists discovered the first law of thermodynamics 25 years after the second law of thermodynamics. The seemingly obvious discoveries sometimes confuse scientists while more complex challenges encourage extra study—and take more time...
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Why We Can't Invent a Perfect Engine: Crash Course Engineering #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Your car's engine is likely to be only 20 percent thermally efficient. Why so inefficient? Viewers of the 10th video in an engineering series learn how the second law of thermodynamics and entropy limit the efficiency of a car engine....
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The First and Zeroth Laws of Thermodynamics: Crash Course Engineering #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can you have a zeroth law? The ninth installment of the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on the First and Zeroth Laws of Thermodynamics, including how the zeroth law came into place. Viewers also learn about stationary,...
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Energy Efficiency

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Using the resource is probably the most efficient way to learn about efficiency. The 18th installment of a 25-part Energy Systems and Solutions unit has pupils investigate energy efficiency through discussions and associated activities....
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What Is the "Greenhouse Effect"?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Enough talk about the Greenhouse Effect—let's actually look at it! Junior climatologists engage in a simple thermodynamics experiment on a cold winter's day to examine global warming. The activity simulates rising carbon dioxide levels...
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Solar Cells: Juice From Juice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Unleash the power of ... blackberries! Science superstars create solar cells using the juice of berries or leaves of a citrus tree in an engaging lab. In addition to offering a plethora of resources, the teacher's guide gives background...
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Thermodynamics: Crash Course Physics #23

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Teach the basics of thermodynamics with an energizing video. A thorough lesson explains the First and Second Law of Thermodynamics. Scholars learn how these laws apply to isovolumetric, isobaric, isothermal, and adiabatic processes and...
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Where Does Complexity Come From? (Big Picture Ep. 3/5)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Mixing milk and coffee is a complex example in the eyes of a quantum physicist. A creative lesson compares a tendency toward entropy with complexity. Learners view a mixture of coffee and milk as first simple, then complex, and finally...
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Why Don't Perpetual Motion Machines Ever Work?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It turns out that some laws were definitely not meant to be broken! A short illustrative video explains why the first and second laws of thermodynamics prevent perpetual motion machines from actually moving perpetually — and why...
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Oceans of Energy

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Are the earth's oceans really just giant batteries, waiting for their energy to be harnessed? Middle school mechanical engineers will be shocked by the amazing amount of energy that forms around them after diving into part four of a...
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Chemical Thermodynamics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
All chemical reactions require energy. To explore thermodynamics, classes read and discuss its laws, exothermic and endothermic reactions, enthalpy in many forms, calculate enthalpy problems, and use Hess' Law to calculate enthalpy of a...
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Spontaneity of Chemical Reactions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do spontaneous reactions really occur? Activity 12 in a series of 36 focuses on spontaneity of chemical reactions. Learners read about, discuss, and answer questions pertaining to entropy, explain the third law of thermodynamics, explore...
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Thermodynamics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Entropy, it isn't what it used to be. Presentation includes kinetic-molecular theory, heat and internal energy, thermal equilibrium, temperature scales, laws of thermodynamics, entropy, latent heat of fusion, specific heat, calorimetry,...
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Bioenergetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Life requires energy, for without it, you will die! Learners watch a video to see how organisms use free energy, gain knowledge about Gibbs free energy, and observe how free energy plays a role in both photosynthesis and cellular...
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Entropy: Embrace the Chaos!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Chemistry makes it seem that everything has its place and behaves according to different laws. Not always true! Disorder and chaos can and do happen in chemistry; scientists call this disorder entropy. Learn about entropy and its...
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Exploring Energy Resource Concepts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Please turn off the lights to conserve energy. Or not, after all energy is always conserved. This first lesson in an eight-part series includes three parts. Part A contains one hands-on activity and two inquiry-based experiments on heat...
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Understanding Forms and Sources of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between a form of energy and a source of energy? This first activity in a series of 19 lessons uses demonstrations and discussions to introduce energy to the class. Through using hand-generator flashlights,...
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Renewable Energy Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Not all energy sources are renewable, as learners investigate in this unit. Made up of six lessons that span a few weeks of instruction, the unit has learners examining US energy reserves and consumption, using data to draw conclusions...
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Chemistry 142 Exam 2

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Prepared for a second semester general chemistry college course, this exam covers acid-base solutions, titration, solubility, and laws of thermodynamics. You can use this in your class as a test or a review assignment prior to a test....