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This slideshow matches topic 8 from the IB Physics course, including: efficiency, drawing energy transfers, Sankey Diagrams, comparing efficient and non-efficient bulbs, fuels, renewable and non-renewable sources of energy, power stations, energy changes in power stations, fossil fuels, nuclear power and how it works, primary and secondary energy sources, wind power, hydroelectric power, solar power, specific energy, energy density, conduction in metals and non-metals, convection currents, infra-red radiation, heat transfer in practical situations, luminosity, blackbodies, emissivity, intensity, the Solar Constant, albedo, how colour relates to temperature, radiation from blackbodies, Wien's Displacement Law, the temperature of the Earth and what it depends on, the Greenhouse Effect, absorption of radiation by the atmosphere, average temperature of the Earth, Wien's Law and the Greenhouse Effect.

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