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The power of walking to power rural villages in Africa

Pavegen is a clean technology company that develop paving slabs to convert energy from people’s footsteps into electrical power. As part of the ‘What If I Can’ campaign sponsored by Samsung, they plan to place a 68 tile walkway in Sandton City Shopping Mall located in Johannesburg. 399 more words

Renewable Energy

Science Notes- By the sound of it

When you drill into a rock the heat is transferred by the metal bit into the rock as well. The potential energy stored in a drill when electricity flows through it is simply transferred. 424 more words


Knicks 104, Spurs 100 (OT)

The Knicks beat the Spurs! The worst team in the NBA beat the defending champs! I wrote the recap of one of the most dramatic games of the season. 52 more words

Sports Goo

Cooking is a matter of Thermodynamics

Let’s just all agree that thermodynamics is profound stuff.

It weaves right through intricate physical and chemical processes into the deep, uncertain nature of things, the universe, chaos and structure of the very fibre we were born with. 1,159 more words

Nerd Stuff

Relativistic kinetic energy

References: Griffiths, David J. (2007), Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Edition; Pearson Education – Chapter 12, Post 29.

We can use the definition of relativistic energy… 260 more words


Day 114: I don't think I did a very good job again...

Advanced Physics:

Unfortunately, not one of the more interesting days in Advanced Physics.  The students were given about 25 minutes to finish gathering data (if needed) and then we had the post lab discussion on the kinetic energy experiment.   296 more words

My Class

Day 113: Energy Experiments and N2L Practice

Advanced Physics:

This was not really a full day, it was an early release because of Parent Teacher Conferences.  The students continued to gather data for the energy experiment.   105 more words

My Class