Energy: An Introduction

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.


Heating It Up!

MAST Teacher's Workshop, U. Illinois - Lab experiment comparing energy given off by combustion reactions.

Further Exploration

Energy Quest

California Energy Commission - In depth site on energy and its discovery.

Work, Energy, & Power

T. Henderson, Glenbrook South H.S. - Extensive lessons on energy and work including mathematical relationships.

Energy & the Environment

L.R. Radovic, Penn State U. - Extensive online course on Energy and the environment including textbook chapters.


James Prescott Joule

James Prescott Joule


Joule's Paddle Wheel Apparatus

Science Museum, U.K. - photograph of Joule's apparatus.

News & Events

Power & Lightning

Keynote Software Incorporated

How People Get Energy

Johns Hopkins Medical

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Joule's Paddle Wheel

Museum of Sci. & Ind., Manchester - Movie and Interactive experiment recreates Joule's original work.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education