Ch 10: Energy & Matter

About This Chapter

This chapter on energy and matter is an effective and efficient way to solidify and expand your knowledge of relevant topics. Lessons conducted by professional instructors make for a painless review process.

Energy & Matter - Chapter Summary

Learn more about laws, processes and forms associated with the scientific study of energy and matter. This chapter walks you step-by-step through each of the following topics:

  • Defining energy conservation
  • The law of matter conservation
  • Kinetic and potential energy and their transformations
  • Forms of energy conversion
  • The physical and chemical properties of matter
  • Defining and measuring temperature
  • Heat transfer mechanisms

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7 Lessons in Chapter 10: Energy & Matter
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What is Energy Conservation? - Definition, Process & Examples

1. What is Energy Conservation? - Definition, Process & Examples

This lesson will explain what the conservation of energy principle is and why it matters, using some real-life examples of how it works in our day-to-day lives. A short quiz will follow.

Law of Conservation of Matter: Definition & Matter

2. Law of Conservation of Matter: Definition & Matter

In this lesson, we'll learn the definition of the Law of Conservation of Mass, sometimes called the Conservation of Matter. This lesson explores the discovery of this important principle and covers a few examples of how it works.

Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types

3. Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types

This video defines and describes kinetic and potential energy. You'll learn how different types of energy can be classified as potential and kinetic. You'll also find out how kinetic and potential energy are transformed.

Types of Energy Conversions

4. Types of Energy Conversions

After completing this lesson, you will be able to explain what energy is and what we mean when we say energy is 'conserved,' and give some examples of conversions between different types of energy.

Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties

5. Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties

How are substances identified? There are two major ways we can describe a substance: physical properties and chemical properties. Learn about how chemists use properties to classify matter as either a mixture or a pure substance.

What is Temperature? - Definition & Measurement

6. What is Temperature? - Definition & Measurement

In the most intuitive terms, temperature refers to how hot or cold something is. Learn more about temperature as a measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in an object and test your knowledge with quiz questions.

Mechanisms of Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection & Radiation

7. Mechanisms of Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection & Radiation

There are three main ways that heat is transferred between substances or objects. In this video lesson you'll learn about each one, and identify the differences between them.

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