This item is an model worksheet for introductory physics students on Conservation of Energy. The student creates energy pie charts to gain practice in defining systems and analyzing energy storage. It is aligned with the Modeling Instruction pedagogical method, in which the concept of "Work" is de-emphasized in teaching about Energy, and the 1st Law of Thermodynamics is introduced as the primary means of analyzing energy interactions. This resource is part of a larger set of curriculum materials representing this method.
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assessment, conservation of energy, energy, energy bar graphs, energy flow diagrams, kinetic energy, modeling instruction, potential energy
Metadata instance created
December 4, 2007
by Caroline Hall
March 8, 2012
by Lyle Barbato
Last Update when Cataloged:
August 27, 2007
This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.
Topic: Conservation of Energy Unit Title: Teaching About Energy
Energy pie charts are a conceptual tool to help students understand the process of transferring energy into or out of a system. This model worksheet gives students practice in system definition and in analyzing energy storage.
Topic: Conservation of Energy Unit Title: Conservation of Energy
Energy pie charts are a conceptual tool to help students understand the process of transferring energy into or out of a system. This high-quality assessment gives students practice in system definition and in analyzing energy storage.
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