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Welcome to the Wacky World of Energy!

This LibGuide will be used as a resource for you as you learn about energy!  Check here for assignments and tasks relating to your unit on energy.

Resources for Research

Use the following links for additional research on energy.


Forms of Energy

Check out this Powerpoint on the various forms of energy.


Energy Standards

Students will be familiar with the forms and transformations of energy.

a.Explain energy transformation in terms of the Law of Conservation of Energy.

b. Explain the relationship between potential and kinetic energy.

c. Compare and contrast the different forms of energy (heat, light, electricity, mechanical motion, sound) and their characteristics.

d. Describe how heat can be transferred through matter by the collisions of atoms (conduction) or through space (radiation). In a liquid or gas, currents will facilitate the transfer of heat (convection).


Assignment #1: Introduction to Energy Webquest

This box includes the Introduction to Energy webquest.  Links for the quest are included in the file below.


Assignment #2: Energy Comparisons

Complete the attached Word document, then print it out and turn in to Mrs. McMichael.


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