January 16, 2023

PS3.A Definitions of Energy

PS3.B Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer

Students explore structure and function of a lithium-ion battery using videos and online interactives that support direct observations to define energy and energy transfer. Students explore cause and effects of these energy transformations when using lithium-ion battery-powered devices.

The Science of Thermal Runaway

Engineering Solutions

From hoverboards to cell phones, portable electrical power makes life as we know it possible. But it can come with some dangerous possibilities. Let’s investigate, experiment and search for solutions.

The Science of Extraction to E-Waste

Trade-Offs & the Supply Chain

Safe and sustainable cities will depend on lithium-ion batteries to power our modern lives. But what are the costs?

The Science of Fire Forensics

Claims, Evidence and Reasoning

There’s been a fire. Your job is to figure out where the fire started, and how.

The Science of Fire Safety

Fire safety is a complex problem without a single answer. Learn how to engineer and design fire safe spaces.