Monday, February 6, 2017

Unit 8: Energy Unit

Unit 8:  Energy!!!!
           Short Writing for the Unit (Like a chapter from a book)              
                                                                                                                  
                                                         
                                                    
The total energy of the universe is constant; however, the total amount of energy available for useful transformation is almost always decreasing.  Energy can be converted from one form to another and move from one system to another.  Transformation of energy usually produces heat that spreads to cooler places by radiation, convection, or conduction.  Energy can be classified as potential or kinetic energy.  Potential energy is stored energy and includes chemical, gravitational, electrostatic, elastic and nuclear.  Kinetic energy is the energy of motion.  

STANDARD 4:  STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND TRANSFER AND CONSERVATION OF ENERGY.
Objective 1:  Determine kinetic and potential energy in a system.
Objective 2:  Describe conservation of energy in terms of systems.
Objective 3:  Describe common energy transformation and the effect on availability of energy.



Thursday Feb 2, 2017
  • Watched Paul Hewitt Energy

Monday Feb 6, 2017


Wed Feb 8, 2017


Friday Feb 10, 2017
  • Work on Energy Presentation as a group  
  • This is the only day you will have in class to prepare the presentation

Tuesday Feb 14, 2017

Thursday Feb 16, 2017
  • Group Presentations done in class

Tuesday Feb 21, 2017 and Thursday Feb 23, 2017

Monday Feb 28, 2017

Wednesday March 1, 2017 

Friday March 3, 2017

Tuesday March 7, 2017  (Last class day of quarter 3)
  • Energy Test

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