Reflection: Energy Transformation Project - Day 2 - Section 2: Introducing Parker Diagrams


Students accepted this change with grace. They redid their energy flow charts to include the relative amounts of energy that happened in their transformations.  Some groups decided to make a Sankey diagram for their chosen area, and others decided to go with the Parker diagram. This student work - Parker diagrams sample shows that students have a good understanding of how to make them. It shows the relative amounts of energy that happen in the energy transformations that occur in their area. 

  Student Work on Parker Diagrams
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Energy Transformation Project - Day 2

Unit 3: Energy
Lesson 14 of 16

Objective: From the center of the sun to you and me, students research the types of energy and energy transformations that occur.

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