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B. Energy: 1. The student recognizes that energy may be changed in form with varying efficiency.: 9-12: The student...

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understands how knowledge of energy is fundamental to all the scientific disciplines (e.g., the energy required for biological processes in living organisms and the energy required for the building, erosion, and rebuilding of the Earth).

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understands that there is conservation of mass and energy when matter is transformed.

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knows that temperature is a measure of the average translational kinetic energy of motion of the molecules in an object.


About Temperature
http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/staff/blynds/tmp.html

Introduction to the physical concept of temperature, thermometers, temperature scales, heat and thermodynamics, kinetic theory, and thermal radiation.


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knows that as electrical charges oscillate, they create time-varying electric and magnetic fields that propagate away from the source as an electromagnetic wave.


Computer Radio
http://littleshop.physics.colostate.edu/Comp.html

This site shows you how to use a radio to detect the radio waves produced by a computer.


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knows that each source of energy presents advantages and disadvantages to its use in society (e.g., political and economic implications may determine a society's selection of renewable or nonrenewable energy sources).

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knows that the first law of thermodynamics relates the transfer of energy to the work done and the heat transferred.

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knows that the total amount of usable energy always decreases, even though the total amount of energy is conserved in any transfer.


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