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written by the California Energy Commission
This website, appropriate for grades 5-8, tells a narrative story of what energy is and how it works in our world.  It is divided into 20 chapters ranging from scientific concepts of energy, atomic models that aid in understanding of electron flow, sources of energy, and how energy is stored and converted.  The site includes multiple drawings and animated illustrations that help students relate energy to their everyday world.   It also provides links to many other resources for both teachers and learners.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electrostatics
= Induced Charge
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Student Guide
= Tutorial
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 2006 California Energy Commission
electricity, electrostatics, energy, energy at work, energy concepts, tutorial, work
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created July 7, 2006 by Jessica Hollums
Record Updated:
February 12, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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August 21, 2006
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AIP Format
California Energy Commission, (2006), WWW Document, (http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html).
California Energy Commission, Energy Story (2006), <http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html>.
APA Format
California Energy Commission. (2006, August 21). Energy Story. Retrieved December 5, 2023, from http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html
Chicago Format
California Energy Commission. Energy Story. August 21, 2006. http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html (accessed 5 December 2023).
MLA Format
California Energy Commission. Energy Story. 2006. 21 Aug. 2006. 5 Dec. 2023 <http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "California Energy Commission", Title = {Energy Story}, Volume = {2023}, Number = {5 December 2023}, Month = {August 21, 2006}, Year = {2006} }
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%Q California Energy Commission %T Energy Story %D August 21, 2006 %U http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html %O text/html

EndNote Export Format

%0 Electronic Source %A California Energy Commission, %D August 21, 2006 %T Energy Story %V 2023 %N 5 December 2023 %8 August 21, 2006 %9 text/html %U http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html

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