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108 resources with the concept electrical energy

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Voltage, Electric Energy, and Capacitors: Crash Course Physics #27

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Help your classes realize their potential! A thorough lesson on potential electric energy helps scholars understand the basics of voltage and capacitors. The instructor also shows how to calculate electric potential energy in the 27th...
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This Video Has Consumed 1497967.5 AA Batteries!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do we really think about overall energy used when we watch that funny video for the fourth time? It adds up! Pupils watch as the energy used for Internet tasks is related to an equal number of AA batteries. The narrator compares watching...
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Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...
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Exploring Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When asked to list everyday objects that require energy, most people list technology that use batteries or electricity. Through hands-on exploration, young scientists discover energy is much more than just circuitry. They play with...
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What Is Energy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kids sure do seem to have a lot of energy, but what exactly is energy? A video explains many different types of energy, starting with potential and kinetic. It highlights the most common forms of potential energy, including nuclear,...
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Lightning-Rod

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do some buildings have lightning rods? Scholars explore the movement and attraction of opposing electrical charges through a simulation of a lightning rod. They control the cloud height, charge separation, and if the lightning rod is...
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Power Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does electricity travel through power lines? The simulation demonstrates the how changes in voltage and resistance are related to the distance between power polls and the thickness of the cable. Scholars control three variables in...
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Flashlight

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In a simple circuit, does electricity start instantly? A simulation encourages thinking about the flow of electrons at a microscopic level. Pupils control the voltage, resistance, and switch in order to observe the change in both ideal...
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Piezoelectricity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What effect makes children's shoes light up? Answer: Piezoelectric effect. Here is a PowerPoint presentation that describes piezoelectric materials as being able to convert mechanical energy to electrical energy. Individuals learn how...
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Building a Piezoelectric Generator

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In pairs, learners build a piezoelectric generator from readily available electric components in the second and final installment of the two-part series. Tapping the piezoelectric element produces enough electricity to light an LED....
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Transformation: Energy in Disguise

For Teachers 6th Standards
Energy transformations happen everywhere, every second of the day. The energy transformation common to most scholars is potential and kinetic energy. The three-week lesson covers multiple types of energy transformations through...
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Energy Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Water wheels were first used more than 2,000 years ago, yet now they are only a small part of the energy generation people have come to expect. The Michigan-based energy unit covers the common types of energy used, residential energy...
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Concentrating on the Sun with PVs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Concentrate to determine the best reflector design. Pairs use the engineering design process to build a reflector to increase the current output of a photovotaic panel. Teams arrive at a final design and present it to the class along...
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Maximum Power Point

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the maximum power output of a photovoltaic panel with a lesson that introduces the class to the maximum power point. Individuals learn how to determine the maximum power point of a solar panel by using Ohm's law and the power...
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Ice, Ice, PV!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Knowing the temperature coefficient allows for the calculation of voltage output at any temperature. Groups conduct an experiment to determine the effects of temperature on the power output of a solar panel. The teams alter the...
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Solar Angles and Tracking Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The sun will continue to rise in the east and set in the west, no matter what. The first lesson in a series of eight introduces the class to solar angles. It makes connections between a person's latitude and the angle of position of the...
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Transformers and the National Grid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understand the science behind the path electricity takes to our homes. The video shows how the role of transformers is important to the efficiency of the system. 
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Electrical Appliances

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Equip learners to shop smarter by learning how to assign a value to the amount of electrical energy appliances use. The video shows the calculations for finding both the kilowatt hours and joules of energy. 
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Renewable Energy Resources: Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What would we do without electricity? A video discusses alternatives to using non-renewable energy resources to create electrical energy. The focus is on geothermal conversion and solar cells.
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Renewable Energy Resources: Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Non-renewable resources will not last forever, so what are the next steps when it comes to energy? Luckily, renewable energy resources exist to create our electricity. The video explains how wind and water energy can be transferred to...
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Non-Renewable Energy Resources

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is a fossil fuel and why is it important? The video explains fossil fuels as an energy source and how they may be harmful to the environment. Nuclear energy is an alternative with its own implications. 
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Energy Transfer and Efficiency

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Offering more than just light, a lamp can serve a dual purpose as a heater. The video shows that a lamp converts electricity to light and heat energy. Although the purpose of the lamp is light, most of the energy is in the form of heat....
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The Energy Types

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many types of energy can you name? A video introduces all 10 types of energy and gives a brief explanation of each. 
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The Essentials of Energy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Energy is the latest buzz word. Help your class understand the truth behind the hype as they view the video segment and learn the difference between nuclear and solar energy, LED and fluorescent bulbs, and kilowatt hours. They learn the...