We found 175 resources with the concept energy conservation
What Is the Tragedy of the Commons?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat's good for all of us is good for each of us. The Tragedy of the Commons refers to a situation in which one person's decision to act in his or her own best interest negatively affects the rest of the population—and ultimately, him or...
Is Energy Always Conserved?
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs the Law of Conservation of Energy true in space? The video instructor explains how light changes as it passes through the universe. It explores wavelength changes and how they change its energy to finish the episode of a larger...
Why Outlets Spark When Unplugging—EMF and Inductors
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHave you ever observed a spark when unplugging something? An engaging video series covering physics concepts tackles why this happens and if you should be concerned. Learn about inductors, Faraday's Law of Induction, and watch sparks fly!
The Energy Efficiency of Heating Water
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can a small change in laboratory procedures save energy? Scholars test three different methods for heating water in a science lab. Then, they calculate the energy efficiency for each and compare them to determine which uses the least...
Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources
9th - 12th
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...
Using Conservation of Energy to Determine Average Impact Force
7th - 12th
Explore the center of gravity with your science class as they create a deadfall trap with common materials. They research the concepts of energy conservation and gravitational force before dividing into small groups to create a model of...