Energy

Wave Power – A Simple Analysis

Wave Power – A Simple Analysis

How much power can we extract from ocean waves?

Themes: Energy and Environment and Renewable and Clean Energy

Topics: Energy and sustainability

Grades: 11-12

True, False, or Not Sure? Philosophy of Science in the 21st century

True, False, or Not Sure? Philosophy of Science in the 21st century

Whatever happened to objective reality? Why is anthropogenic climate change so hard to “prove”?

Topics: Climate, Energy, and Science Literacy

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

Energy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Calculations

Energy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Calculations

How much Chemistry and Biology do you need to understand to estimate energy and greenhouse gas production? Very little.

Themes: Non-renewable and non-clean energy

Topics: Climate, Energy, and Science Literacy

Grades: 11-12

Thermal Radiation

Thermal Radiation

All bodies emit radiation. So why don’t we all shine in the dark?

Themes: Climate, Energy and Environment, and Energy use at Home

Topics: Climate and Energy

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

The Jevons Paradox

The Jevons Paradox

Increasing energy efficiency won’t save us.

Themes: Energy and Environment

Topics: Conservation, Efficiency, and Energy

Grades: 11-12

Energy Replacement

Energy Replacement

Themes: Electricity Generation, Energy and Environment, Energy use at Home, Renewable and Clean Energy, and Transportation

Topics: Conservation, Electricity, Energy, and Forces

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

Heating (and Cooling) Buildings

Heating (and Cooling) Buildings

Themes: Energy and Environment, Energy use at Home, and Non-renewable and non-clean energy

Topics: Electricity, Energy, and sustainability

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

Food as Energy

Food as Energy

Themes: Animals, Human Body, and Renewable and Clean Energy

Topics: Biophysics, Energy, and sustainability

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10

Radiation dose

Radiation dose

I heard milk is radioactive. Should I worry?

Themes: Energy and Environment, Human Body, Non-renewable and non-clean energy, and Renewable and Clean Energy

Topics: Energy and Nuclear Physics

Grades: 11-12

A Simple Approach to the Energy Cost of Flying

A Simple Approach to the Energy Cost of Flying

It takes energy to fly. How much?

Themes: Climate and Energy and Environment

Topics: Climate, Efficiency, and Energy

Grades: 11-12 and 8-10