2 Activity 58 Title: Follow the Energy Problem: Can you follow the transforming energy?Initial Thoughts:
3 On a separate piece of paper write the title: Introduction to Activity 58 Copy These Lists DownList 1List 2List 3Roller coasterAbsorbPotential EnergyGravitational Potential EnergyReleaseThe Law of Conservation of EnergyTransformationEnergyEnergy TransferChemical EnergyInteractionEnergy TransformationKinetic EnergyHeightEfficiencyCross out the word or phrase that does not belong.Circle the word or phrase that includes the others on the list.Note: There may be more than one correct answer to a single word sort.
4 Law of Conservation of Energy List 1Roller coasterGravitational Potential EnergyTransformationChemical EnergyKinetic EnergyWhy does this work?
5 Law of Conservation of Energy List 2AbsorbReleaseEnergyInteractionHeightWhy does this work?
6 Law of Conservation of Energy List 3Potential EnergyThe Law of Conservation of EnergyEnergy TransferEnergy TransformationEfficiencyWhy does this work?
9 Activity 58Introduction: Energy is never created or destroyed. It is possible to follow energy transfer through many transformations. Most of earth’s energy can be traced back to the Sun which emits electromagnetic energy (light).
10 Energy CardsEach Pair will get 2 Cards as you finish with each card, pass it to the right until the teacher tells you to stop. We will share our answers as a class.
11 Event numberList of energy types before transformationList of energy types after transformationSentence(s) describing the transformation8 (water fall)Gravitational Potential EnergyWater falling over the dam loses gravitational potential energy and gains kinetic energy, until at the bottom it has been transformed into kinetic and some sound energy.Kinetic (motion, sound)