Nute High School
Unit 6: Energy
Due Date: 5/29/06
the end of this unit you will be able to:
between kinetic an potential energy.
- Recognize that
energy is conserved when changing from one form to another.
- Compare the
scientific meaning of work with its everyday meaning.
- Recognize the
difference between the motion of an object and the motion
of the particles that make up the object.
- Contrast heat
- Explain what
determines the thermal energy of a sample of matter.
- Define specific
- Calculate changes
in thermal energy.
- Compare and
contrast the transfer of thermal energy by conduction,
convection, and radiation.
between conductors and insulators.
- Explain how
insulation affects the transfer of energy.
(This means you MUST do them.)
_____1. Read pages
122 131 in your book on energy and work. Be able
to answer questions. (5 points)
_____ 2. Read pages
134 137 in your book on temperature and heat.
Be able to answer questions. (5 points)
_____ 3. Read pages
141 144 in your book on specific heat. Be able
to answer questions.
_____6. Read pages
162 165 in your book on conventional heating systems.
Make a poster that shows the difference between radiator
systems, forced-air systems, electrical heating systems
and solar heating systems. (10 points)
_____ 7. Read pages
166 170 in your book on heat engines. Make a poster
that shows the difference between an internal combustion
engine and an external combustion engine. (10 points)
_____ 9. Create
a collage (collection of pictures from magazines) that
demonstrate energy, work, temperature and heat.
B Level: Choose ONE only.
Level: Choose ONE only.
____ 2. Design
a powerpoint or some other presentation that demonstrates
how this Unit relates to a topic of your choice.