Curriculum Connections: 21st Century Science: Energy and Matter

Editor: Solway andrew
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Brown Bear Books Ltd

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78121-090-1
Image Count: 43
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Introduces the studies of forces and matter, discussing new theories and discoveries in thermodynamics, electricity, sound waves, radiation, and nuclear energy.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Gases and Vapors
  • Using Gas Pressure
  • The Liquid State
  • The Solid State
  • Matter on the Move
  • The Force of Gravity
  • Mechanical Energy
  • Simple Machines
  • Heat Energy
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Measuring and Using Heat
  • Magnets and Fields
  • Static Electricity
  • Electric Current
  • Producing Electric Current
  • Generating Electricity
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electric Motors
  • Electrolysis
  • Electricity and Other Energy
  • Electronics and Semiconductors
  • Producing Sounds
  • Speed of Sound
  • Ultrasound and Infrasound
  • Producing Light
  • Reflection and Mirrors
  • Refraction and Lenses
  • Dispersion and Diffraction
  • Light from Lasers
  • Invisible Radiations
  • Radio Waves
  • Radar
  • Subatomic Particles
  • The Unstable Atom
  • Nuclear Fission and Fusion
  • Waves and Particles
  • Quantum Physics
  • Mass Equals Energy
  • Glossary
  • Further Research