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Texas State Energy Conservation Office

#### Investigation: Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
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New York State University

#### Law of Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Become energy efficient with a presentation that covers the Law of Conservation of Energy with friction. It also includes energy transformations, power, and units of measurement.
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Curated OER

#### Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Wow! Colorful and simple, these 160 slides introduce the various forms of energy, along with a relevant image. Some of the images are animations, which help beginning physical scientists to visualize the flow of electrons or energy! This...
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Curated OER

#### Kinetic and Potential Energy

For Students 5th - 8th
A single-page worksheet that displays a diagram of the swing of a pendulum for physics apprentices to practice with is here for you. Pupils differentiate between potential and kinetic energy, relate the diagram to the law of conservation...
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PHET

#### Energy Skate Park

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Apply the concepts of conservation of energy to a skater to introduce a fun way the concepts apply to real life. Scholars build tracks, ramps, and jumps then analyze the various types of energy and friction. For an added challenge,...
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Curated OER

#### Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 4-stroke engine is the first example of this Power Point. Other examples include skating and a demolition machine. The potential energy and work involved that is then converted to another form, is presented in slides that are...
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Curated OER

#### Understanding the Conservation of Energy

For Students 8th - 12th
In this conservation of energy worksheet, students read about the law of conservation of energy and about energy distribution. They answer three critical thinking questions about what the law of conservation of energy means to us for...
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Curated OER

#### Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners investigate the law of conservation of energy. In this conservation of energy lesson plan, students are given a story with several dilemmas to be solved by an equation, knowledge of measurement and knowledge of physical...
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Curated OER

#### Law of Conservation of Energy Kinetic and Potential Energy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are able to understand the concepts of the law of conservation of energy and the principles of kinetic and potential energy, including understanding the principles behind the law and it's various applications. They...
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Curated OER

#### Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Instructions for series of six activites, a reading of scientific literature, and a choice of six assessments await you in this physics resource. Well-written plans guide you in guiding your pupils to experiment with levers, pulleys,...
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Teach Engineering

#### Exploring Energy: Energy Conversion

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
The energy is not really lost, it is just converted to a different form. Pupils learn about the conversion of energy in the fifth segment of an energy unit with six parts. Learners develop an understanding of the conservation of energy...
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Curated OER

#### Roller Coasters

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Twisting and turning through the sky, roller coasters are popular attractions at amusement parks around the world, but how exactly do they work? Explore the physics behind these thrilling rides with an engineering design activity....
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PHET

#### Energy Forms and Changes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is the ice cooling down the water or is the water melting the ice? Here is a simulation that explores thermal energy transfer with iron, brick, and water. It demonstrates the flow of energy and what happens when each material is either...
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PHET

#### Energy Skate Park: Basics

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Keep calm and half pipe. An exciting simulation teaches pupils about energy transfer from potential to kinetic and thermal as a skater moves through a half pipe or other track. After a brief introduction, scholars can build their own...
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Curated OER

#### Energy and Change: The Five Basic Laws

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Five basic law of physics and energy are listed here, with a simple explanation of what each actually means in the real world! Your young physicists will appreciate the concepts being made more relevant and the language being made more...
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Curated OER

#### Energy Conservation Games

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle school physicsl science explorers play a game using dominoes that you have photocopied onto cardstock. Through the game, they familiarize themselves with the conservation of energy and the transformatin from one form to another....
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#### Can Energy Be Created or Destroyed?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Energy doesn't come out of nowhere! An engaging lesson has learners investigate energy as it transforms from one type to another. They collect data to prove that energy is not lost as it changes.
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Science Matters

#### Peanut Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do humans get energy since they aren't mechanical and can't photosynthesize? Learners explore this question by relating potential energy in food to human energy levels. Scholars measure the change in mass and a change in temperature...
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Curated OER

#### Energy Transfer (Heat)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The pages of this resource are in landscape view and ready-made to use as slides in a presentation on energy transfer in your high school physical science course. Begin with pertinent vocabulary and finish with an explanation of the...
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Mr. E. Science

#### Energy and Power

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Teens often display potential energy in class and kinetic in the hallways. This third presentation covers the six types of energy, each in potential and kinetic form. It also covers the Law of Conservation of Energy and Einstein's Theory...
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Columbus City Schools

#### The Magic of Energy: A Disappearing Act?

For Teachers 7th Standards
Using the 5E method for teaching about kinetic energy, potential energy, and conservation of energy, this two-week unit with many videos and possible extensions is sure to keep pupils engaged as they are learning.
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Chymist

#### Energy of a Peanut

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are you nuts? An engaging experiment burns nuts to find their kilocalories. Young chemists analyze at least two different types of nuts with their experimental results versus what is on the package. The resource offers a great lab for...
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Teach Engineering

#### The Energy Problem

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Think you can solve the energy problem? You'll first need to know about current energy use. Analyzing a set of circle graphs lets scholars see where energy consumption is the greatest, both by sector and by household use. They develop a...
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Curated OER

#### Measuring the Heat Energy of a Chemical Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the Law of Conservation of Energy and the relationship between heat and temperature. In this heat energy and chemical changes lesson plan, students observe a candle heating a paper cup of water and make predictions...