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Nanyang Technological University (NTU) invents smart window that tints and powers itself.

Description:
A window that can adapt to the environment and power LED bulbs without the need for an external power source.

Related Topics:
1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
2. Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow through the Earth system.
3. Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
6. The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors.
7. The quality of life of individuals and societies is affected by energy choices.
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.

Associated Grade Levels:
7-89-1011-12Public

Related Sub-Topics

4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.

1.1 Energy is a quantity that is transferred from system to system.

5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.

2.2 Sunlight, gravitational potential, decay of radioactive isotopes, and rotation of the Earth

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.

7.3 Environmental quality is impacted by energy choices.

4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors

3.1 The Sun is the major source of energy for organisms and the ecosystems of which they are a part

4.6 Humans intentionally store energy for later use in a number of different ways.

4.2 Humans use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.

5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.

4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.

1.6 Chemical and nuclear reactions involve transfer and transformation of energy.