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106 resources with the concept electrical energy

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Electrochemical Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate chemical changes that produce electricity. In this electrochemical cells lesson, students observe an electrochemical cell set up using a solution of copper sulfate and zinc sulfate and they measure the voltage and...
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Electricity and Magnetism at Work

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
I don't get electricity jokes, watts so funny about them? The 13th in a series of presentations covers energy, motors, currents, generating electricity, calculating electrical energy cost, transformers, and batteries.
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Transforming Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Super detailed, this lesson will educate physical science learners about the flow of electrons. Begin by reviewing potential and kinetic energy with a moving pendulum, and then get them online to observe interactive websites about...
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Energy Audit Form

For Students 7th - 12th
In this energy worksheet, students calculate the energy costs of using certain household appliances. Students complete 3 graphic organizers.
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Plasma: The Fourth State of Matter

For Students 9th - 12th
So, what's the big deal about plasma? Part two of a 14-part series of videos about solids, liquids, and gases helps scholars gain understanding of this important fourth state of matter. The video describes how a gas becomes plasma, how...
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Calculating Power and Fuses

For Students 9th - 12th
Watt is this video about? It explains how to calculate power when you know the energy and time, and continues by discussing fuses, currents, and electrical surges. 
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How Does Electricity Work?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use iMovie to reinforce, apply, and share what they have learned about how electricity works by making a movie as a unit culminating activity.
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What is Energy? Different Kinds of Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce physical science learners to the forms of energy using this PowerPoint. The concluding slides present scenarios for discussing the transfer of energy from one form to another. Informative text is crisp and attractive, but the...
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Mechanical, Electrical and Radiant Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students write a hypothesis and complete a lab.  In this investigative lesson students complete their lab and a worksheet about energy. 
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Building Polymer Cup Speakers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate sound waves and they build audio speakers. In this audio speakers and sound instructional activity, students explore how to make quality audio speakers. As a team they build their own speakers to have clarity in...
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Home Energy Audit: Energy Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this energy learning exercise, students compare work and energy, determine which situations require the greater amount of work, and explain kinetic and potential energy. This learning exercise has 4 short answer questions and 4 fill...
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What Does It Cost to Use It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how electrical usage is counted. In this electricity lesson, students research an electric bill and define terms such as watts and kilowatts. Students calculate the average electricity cost per year by using a...
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Electric Current

For Students 9th - 12th
In this electric current worksheet, students review vocabulary words associated with electricity. Students understand how electricity is used in their lives every day. This worksheet has 12 fill in the blank questions.
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Electrical Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct an experiment to find out how well different wires radiate heat when voltage is applied across the wire. They use the results of their experiments to consider how the gauge of the wire and the type of wire affect the...
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The Power of the Plug: How Electricity Will Change Our Lives... Again

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study electricity. In this physics lesson, students review electrical energy by discussing three ways of generating it. Students explore various energy sources used for creating electricity and examine how different states...
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Batteries and Emerging Technology

For Students 9th - 12th
In this batteries worksheet, students read about how batteries work and the types of batteries. They answer three critical thinking questions about batteries and their use as alternate-fuel sources.
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Energy Conversions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate energy transformation through a series of experiments. In this physics lesson, 6th graders observe water electrolysis. They explain how solar cells work.
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Project Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore multiple types of energy. In this energy lesson, students prepare a science fair project through completing a WebQuest. Students investigate radiant, thermal, and biochemical energy.
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IPC-Sources of Energy Assignment

For Teachers 7th - 9th
For this sources of energy worksheet, students complete a concept map and they choose one of the sources of energy in the concept map to research. They create a magazine ad, a newspaper editorial, a newspaper article or any other...
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Appliance Energy Use and Cost

For Students 7th - 10th
For this energy usage worksheet, students use a chart comparing the average monthly kilowatt-hour use of different household appliances to complete 4 short answer questions.
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Understanding: Electricity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a segment of "Electricity's Power," they focus on the professions- lightning researcher, scientist specializing in electricity in space, and a lineman. They choose one profession, students explore and investigate about the...
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Energy Chains

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore about energy transformations and trace them in a simple closed system. They build energy "chains" of their own design. Pupils complete a hands-on project where they attach the "links" in a "chain" connecting a...
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Solar Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to answer basic questions about the process of turning light energy into electrical energy. They are introduced to the basic physics and chemistry behind the operation of a solar cell. Students explore how a single...
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Potato Power

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students light a LED clock or light bulb using potatoes. They examine how a battery works in a simple circuit. They determine how chemical energy changes to electrical energy while experimenting with potato powered circuits.