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Electric Light Tower

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine the San Jose Light Tower as an example of the development of urban lighting circa 1900. They view a slideshow, conduct research and write newspapers to chronicle the lighting ceremony from a variety of perspectives.
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Electric Energy from Heat

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study the conservation of energy, the Peltier effect and thermoelectricity.  In this energy instructional activity students complete a lab activity to understand the conservation of energy. 
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Electric Field Mapping / Equipotential Lines

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students determine the equipotential lines surrounding a charged object. For this physics lesson, students draw lines to identify areas. They relate the spacing of the field lines to the strength of the charge.
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Plate, punch card, and instructions for Herman Hollerith's Electric Sorting and Tabulating Machine

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read an article and participate in a class discussion.  In this technology and engineering lesson students conduct an online search for images and terms.
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What Are Static and Current Electricity?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this electricity worksheet, students will complete a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the characteristics of series and parallel circuits.
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The Electric Hookup

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine the wattage of appliances found in the home. They identify ways to conserve energy and calculate the number of kilowatt-hours that appliances use. They also discover the costs per kilowatt-hour for the appliances.
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Chapter 3 Review & Reinforcement Questions/Review of the Mole/"Electron Stuff" Review

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Three separate worksheets are rolled into this resource. The first focuses on atomic structure. The second reviews the concept of molar mass. The third relates atomic structure to element light spectra. These are definitely aimed at high...
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Quantitative Problems (Mass)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this chemistry worksheet, students identify how much aluminum and hydrochloric acid is needed to produced a certain amount of hydrogen gas. Then they identify how many grams of oxygen are used.
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Sample Midyear Examination (Chemistry and Biology)

For Students 7th - 12th
A 12-page midterm exam sample can be given to young scientists in preparation for an exam. This particular installment is geared toward a class that delves into both ecology and chemistry concepts. There is no way to separate the 50...
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Science Jeopardy - The Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The earth sciences are the focus for this Jeopardy-style review game. Categories include geology, space, scientific investigation, meteorology, and oceanography. Diagrams and pictures are involved with most of the questions, making this...
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What's a Capacitor?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explain concepts of charge storage, how a capacitor works and how DRAM uses capacitors to store memory. They construct a capacitor and use a multimeter with capacitance meter capability to measure the stored charge in the...
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Energy Sources

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore a variety of sources and types of energy. The difference between energy for a person and energy for an automobile are examined. Efficiency and care for the environment are included in this experience.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine ways positive and negative charges are attracted and repelled by watching teacher demonstrations, and complete activity sheet related to classroom demonstration activities to prove proficiency of knowledge of...
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Cost Effective Buying

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate energy-related purchases. For this consumer awareness lesson, students visit an appliance store and rank the products' cost effectiveness by using a mathematical formula.
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Life With Energy

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars consider different forms of energy. In this energy lesson, students investigate different forms of energy. Young scholars explore the advantages and disadvantages of these forms of energy.
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Electricity and Matter Part 4 - Atoms and Elements

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Consisting entirely of photos and simple graphics, this fundamental video is an informative presentation. Topics include elements, molecules, chemical bonds, atomic mass, isotopes, and ionization. Because it covers a wide range, it would...

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