These sites are about heat transformations and conversions. Students will learn about various forms of energy, how energy changes from one form into another, and how heat can be transferred. Includes interactive media, lesson plans, experiments, and quizzes. There are links to eThemes resources on forms of energy, potential and kinetic energy, and heat.
In this unit, students learn how energy is transferred and converted into other forms. Also the first and second law of Thermodynamics are introduced. There are activities and experiments to go along with the concepts.
Learn about different forms of energy, renewable and nonrenewable energy. Includes definitions, videos, online games, and quizzes. Also read tips on how to conserve energy. Includes links to an eMINTS Webquest and eThemes Resources on heat, light, the electromagnetic spectrum, sound, and electricity.
Learn about the different types of potential energy. Discover how potential energy transforms into kinetic energy while conserving the total amount of energy. Find out how to measure and calculate these types of energy. Includes animations, potential energy online calculator, lesson plan, in class activities, quizzes, and experiments. There are links to eThemes resources on roller coaster designs and forms of energy.
Learn about the three methods that heat is transferred. There are several hands-on experiments that investigate heat energy. Find out the difference between heat and temperature. Includes links to eThemes Resources on temperature and energy.