# Thermal Energy Practice

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Groupwork:

• Google Forms on Specific Heat Calculations
• Self Quiz on Thermal Energy

After Class Practice:

# Specific Heat Capacity and Heat Capacity

Before Class Preparation:

In  Class Activity:

• PollEV on Thermal
• PEOE Activity – Balloons and Heat
• Lesson on specific heat capacity and heat capacity

After Class Work:

# Minute Physics – Thermal Energy

Before Class Preparation

• Edpuzzle: Zeroeth Law of Thermodynamics

In Class Activity

• Minute Physics Research & Presentations
• Introduction to Thermal Energy Google Forms

After Class Work

• CK12: Temperature
• Edpuzzle: Specific Heat

# Introduction to Thermal Physics

Before Class Preparation:

• Edpuzzle: Zeroth law of thermodynamics
• Read (and print if you wish) this worksheet

In Class Activity:

• PollEV Discussion
• Thermal Energy/Temperature Scales/Heat Transfer

After Class Work:

• CK12: Heat
• Interesting Videos:

# Quiz: Work & Energy

### Before Class Preparation:

Complete all previous energy self quizzes & CK12 exercises

### In Class Work:

15 minute pre quiz discussion

30 minute quiz: Work & Energy

Can you:

• Draw LOL diagrams based on given initial and final states
• Calculate quantities using conservation of mechanical energy
• Describe the net work done by different forces
• Explain how an object’s motion is determined by its gravitational potential and kinetic energies

### After quiz:

Take up the quiz immediately using Sage & Scribe

# Power!

Before Class Preparation:

• Read & Print (or make a copy) worksheet: FizX Power

In Class Activity:

• Finish roller coaster questions
• Work = Energy gained (cos90 = 0)
• Who’s got the power activity
• Scan the QR Code for the Google Form (http://bit.ly/FizXPower) to enter your answers After Class Work:

• Edupzzle: Crash Course: Work, Energy, Power
• CK12

# Intro to Energy with Poppers

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

• Use the law of conservation of energy to solve problems in simple situations involving work, gravitational potential & kinetic energy
• Intro to Energy using Poppers
• PollEV: Energy Bars

After Class Work:

• CK12: Kinetic/Potential Energy

# Energy Introduction

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

• Debatable question
• Explain the concepts of and interrelationships between energy and work, and identify and describe their related units

After Class Work:

# Quizmas 2022 – Thermal Energy

### Before Class Preparation:

• Finish Assigned CK12/Edpuzzle/Self Quiz

### In Class Work:

1 Page Written Quiz, 3 questions

Can you:

• Distinguish & explain methods of thermal energy transfer
• Explain how specific heat capacity affects thermal energy transfer
• Calculate specific and latent heat based on a temperature vs time graph

### After quiz:

• Quizmas Party

# Lab: Conservation of Mechanical Energy

Before Class Preparation:

• Read the procedure to prepare for the lab
• Go to the Google Classroom and complete the pre-lab questions:
• Research Question
• Identify variables
• Brief theory behind your question and derivation of the equation that fits your research question
• Linearization prediction
• Everyone in your group must submit the Pre-Lab Form in order to proceed with data collection on Lab Day