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Conservation of Energy

Energy Benchmarks

Energy Conservation

Energy in Food

Food Webs

Forms of Energy

General

History of Science

Mechanics

Photosynthesis

Sources of Energy

Terms

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Conservation of Energy

Eric's history of Perpetual Motion and Free Energy
A quirky list with several links to claims of inventors of perpetual motion machines. Such machines would violate the conservation of energy principle.

Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Information about hybrid electric/gasoline powered vehicles on a U.S. Department of Energy site.

Hybrid Cars Technology

News on the Honda Civic Hybrid, Honda Insight and Toyota Prius hybrid electric cars, hydrogen fuel cell powered trucks, buses and cars produced by Daimler Chrysler.

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Energy Benchmarks

ScienceNetLinks
Partnership between AAAS and WorldCom to create "homepage for K-12 science educators" includes lessons tied to AAAS Benchmarks.

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Energy Conservation

Education Programs: Education Resources
School activities from the U.S. government's National Renewable Energy Resources Laboratory.

Electric Vehicle Association of the Americas
Information about electric powered vehicles maintained by the electric transportation industry.

Energy Education from California Energy Commission
Children's energy activities and information from the California State Government.

The Green Energy Website
Promotes renewable energy resources on a site maintained by the U.K. National Energy Foundation.

Power Lab
A site promoting energy conservation and safety from a power company (Southern California Edison).

Solstice: Documents and Databases
Information about solar, wind, geothermal, hydrogen and other renewable energy resources.

Wavegen.co.uk
Site of a U.K. company that generates electricity using ocean waves.

Welcome to Recycle City!
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency site about recycling.

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Energy in Food

The Energy Cycle
A creative activity about energy flow in ecosystems from The Franklin Institute (Philadelphia).

Food and Nutrition
Extensive information about nutrition, including food energy, from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.

Food and Science
Notes and links about food science developed for the Utah State Board of Education.

Nutrition Analysis Tool
A free program from the University of Illinois for calculating the nutritional value of food.

WHONutrition
Information about the geopolitics of food and nutrition from the World Health Organization, a United Nations agency.

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Food Webs

The Energy Cycle
A creative activity about energy flow in ecosystems from The Franklin Institute (Philadelphia).

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Forms of Energy

Energy Education from California Energy Commission
Children's energy activities and information from the California State Government.

Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Information about hybrid electric/gasoline powered vehicles on a U.S. Department of Energy site.

Miami Museum of Science - The Atoms Family
Teaches ideas of matter and energy through interactive features employing classic horror film characters.

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General

Animations of Physical Processes
Many clever animations of physics concepts on an English language site in Russia.

Ben Wiens Energy Science
Extensive information about energy developed by a Canadian scientist, engineer, and writer.

ExploreScience
Extensive animations and interactive games exploring physics ideas. Requires free Shockwave™ plugin.

ForEST
Many terms defined here. Site developed by the non-profit Corporation for Public Access to Science and Technology of St. Louis, MO.

Miami Museum of Science - The Atoms Family
Teaches ideas of matter and energy through interactive features employing classic horror film characters.

Multimedia Physics Studio
Simple, clever animations illustrating most basic physical concepts, including energy.

New Scientist | Web Links
Archive of reviews of, and links to, Web sites about energy.

The Physics Classroom: Work, Energy, and Power
High school physics tutorial with self-assessment questions and answers.

The Science of Energy
Many useful facts and links about energy science from the National Science Teachers Association.

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History of Science

Aristotle's "Physics"
Aristotle's ideas about physical phenomena in his own words (translated into English).

Einstein - Image and Impact
Information, pictures, and essays about the work of Einstein from the American Institute of Physics.

Eric's history of Perpetual Motion and Free Energy
A quirky list with several links to claims of inventors of perpetual motion machines. Such machines would violate the conservation of energy principle.

Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford
Brief biographical essay with illustrations of his cannon-boring experiment.

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Mechanics

Animations of Physical Processes
Many clever animations of physics concepts on an English language site in Russia.

ExploreScience
Extensive animations and interactive games exploring physics ideas. Requires free Shockwave™ plugin.

The Physics Classroom: Work, Energy, and Power
High school physics tutorial with self-assessment questions and answers.

Multimedia Physics Studio
Simple, clever animations illustrating most basic physical concepts, including energy.

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Photosynthesis

The Energy Cycle
A creative activity about energy flow in ecosystems from The Franklin Institute (Philadelphia).

Learning About Photosynthesis
Enormous quantity of information and links about photosynthesis from Arizona State University.

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Sources of Energy

Solstice: Documents and Databases
Information about solar, wind, geothermal, hydrogen and other renewable energy resources.

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Terms

ForEST
Many terms defined here. Site developed by the non-profit Corporation for Public Access to Science and Technology of St. Louis, MO.

Physics and Astronomy Glossary
Definitions of terms from Physlink online education and reference site, maintained by Lock Haven University (PA) Professor Donald E. Simanek.

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Work

The Physics Classroom: Work, Energy, and Power
High school physics tutorial with self-assessment questions and answers.

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