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We measure energy in many different ways and for many different purposes. Quantities of energy given in one unit can always be converted to any other unit of energy. For example, 1 gram calorie is equivalent to 4.186 joules, which is used to measure heat energy.

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How is Energy Measured? [Infographic] 10 December,2014Andrea Aust

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Andrea Aust

Andrea is the Senior Manager of Science Education for KQED, where she has been developing science education resources and providing professional learning for STEM educators for more than 10 years. Andrea graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Environmental Science and earned her M.A. in Teaching and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from the University of San Francisco. Prior to KQED, she taught, developed, and managed marine science and environmental education programs in Aspen, Catalina Island and the Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter at @KQEDaust.

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