A guide to the energy of the Earth - Joshua Why don't perpetual motion machines 2 days ago   04:44

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Energy is neither created nor destroyed — and yet the global demand for it continues to increase. But where does energy come from, and where does it go? Joshua M. Sneideman examines the many ways in which energy cycles through our planet, from the sun to our food chain to electricity and beyond.

Lesson by Joshua M. Sneideman, animation by Marc Christoforidis.
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Thank you Kanye very cool
donavan parrish
is nuclear energy more efficiant then others and is it the best energy available I think so cause solar, and wind cant match the production output of fossil fuels
Brad Turnow
Really well done video. I will be showing this to my 6th graders today as part of our unit on renewable and non-renewable energy sources. This video was great in explaining things very simply. Yes, I do wish nuclear energy and hydrogen fuel cells were mentioned. A possible video idea in the future would be to make a video on all the renewable and non-renewable energy sources and the pros and cons of each. Thank you again for a great educational piece. Kudos!
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Already know this. Kind of
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Saw this in class
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Were is nuclear enegry ? It is clean and efficient
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Why don't perpetual motion machines A guide to the energy of the Earth - Joshua 2 days ago   05:31

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Perpetual motion machines — devices that can do work indefinitely without any external energy source — have captured many inventors’ imaginations because they could totally transform our relationship with energy. There’s just one problem: they don’t work. Why not? Netta Schramm describes the pitfalls of perpetual motion machines.

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