Introduction

The Energy Story

  Energy Is Born
  Energy Types
  Energy Changes
  Energy Generation

The Energy Problem

  Conservation of Energy
  Aging of Energy
  Finite Resources
  The Oil "Crisis"
  Energy Pollution
  Discussion Topics

The Energy Solution

  Conserving Electricity
  Appliance Efficiency
  Heating Conservation
  Renewable Energy

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Teacher Guide

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Secret Lives Title - The Energy Story


Energy Changes

You have seen a number of examples of energy changes. Let's see if you can identify some energy changes on your own.


Fill In Exercise
There are 10 examples of energy changes below. Type in or print and fill in what you think the energy in and energy out will be for each example. Then check your answers against the answers given below.
   
Example Description
Energy In
Energy Out
1
blender graphic
Blender

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2
solar satellite graphic
Solar Panel Powered Communications Satellite
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3
gas grill graphic
Gas Powered Grill
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4
water dispenser graphic
Water Dispenser
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5
electric pencil sharpener graphic
Electric Pencil Sharpener
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6
joystick graphic
Game Controller
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7
microphone graphic
Microphone
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8
Sail Boat
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9
ike graphic

Bike

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10
gun graphic
Pistol
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