Introduction to Energy

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After examining the description of kinetic and potential energy, viewers are introduced to various types of energy including mechanical, sound, electromagnetic, electrical, chemical, thermal, and nuclear. The presentation ends with information about energy transformation and the Law of Conservation of Energy. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Show examples of energy transformation for viewers to identify the types of energy
  • Share videos of auroras and the challenge for many types of machines on Earth
Classroom Considerations

  • Does not require any prior knowledge
  • The first in a four-part series

  • Highlights new vocabulary throughout
  • Could use the resource without a textbook

  • None
Common Core