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This paper is a guide for teachers on how to use energy flow diagrams and energy bar graphs to help students understand processes that occur in the transformation of energy. The author presents visual tools to help students grasp the difference between force and energy and to comprehend the meaning of “work” in the context of defined systems. Graphs and diagrams are used to illustrate the discussion. The paper was written for the Physics Modeling program.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,NSDL,energy bar charts,Physics,work,Undergraduate (Lower Division),High School,representing energy,Engineering,Work and Energy,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070602233942533T,energy flow diagrams,Applications of Newton's Laws,modeling,Technology,Classical Mechanics

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    English

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