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LS G5 Energy: Transferring Energy

types of energy, alternative sources, case study on environmental impact

The Big Idea

Energy is present whenever there are moving objects, sound, light, or heat.

Energy can be transferred from place to place by electric currents and used to produce motion, sound, heat, or light.

Questions about transfer of energy

How is energy transformed to produce heat, sound and light?

What happens to energy when it is transferred? Where does it go?

Sound

Sound Waves

Questions about electricity

How do electrical currents / circuits work?

Electricity and circuits

Questions about transfer of energy

What changes occur when objects collide?

How can we prove that energy is present wherever there are moving objects, sound, light or heat?

What is sound?

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