Can Energy Be Created or Destroyed?

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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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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the activity following a discussion on the Law of Conservation of Energy
Classroom Considerations

  • Allow time to collect and organize lab materials
  • Expects thorough knowledge of the different forms of energy
Pros

  • Provides suggestions for finding the correct materials
  • Includes a detailed teaching guide to help plan the lesson
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