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This website provides information and resources for teachers seeking to make learning about energy fun and exciting for students. Renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy are well organized and supplemented with diagrams, maps, and graphs. Other sections include fun facts about energy, games & activities, history, and classroom activities.

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Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
- High School
- Instructional Material
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- Reference Material
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
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Metadata instance created July 10, 2006 by Jessica Hollums
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January 1, 2010

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Energy Forms and Sources

This site from the U.S. Energy Information Administration provides a wide array of tutorials, background information, lesson plans, games, and activities for teaching about energy. The section on Energy Sources is especially well-developed. Accompanying lessons are organized in four levels: primary, elementary, intermediate, and secondary.

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Energy Information Administration, (2006), WWW Document, (https://www.eia.gov/kids/).
Energy Information Administration, Energy Kids (2006), <https://www.eia.gov/kids/>.
APA Format
Energy Information Administration. (2010, January 1). Energy Kids. Retrieved May 18, 2024, from https://www.eia.gov/kids/
Chicago Format
Energy Information Administration. Energy Kids. January 1, 2010. https://www.eia.gov/kids/ (accessed 18 May 2024).
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Energy Information Administration. Energy Kids. 2006. 1 Jan. 2010. 18 May 2024 <https://www.eia.gov/kids/>.
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