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360 resources with the concept kinetic energy

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Craters in the Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Laws of motion apply both in space and on Earth. Young experimenters model object impact on the Earth and moon. They use data to determine the effect mass and velocity have on the resulting craters and how that relates to the energy of...
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STEMonstrations: Kinetic and Potential Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A roller coaster is the perfect model of the conversion between potential and kinetic energy. An installment from the STEMonstrations playlist introduces the concept of kinetic and potential energy in a quick video before challenging...
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Bottle Racers

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bottle up pupils' energy to complete a great resource. Scholars design toy cars out of plastic water bottles. They consider different sources of energy to power the cars, such as rubber bands, balloons, and chemical reactions.
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Rock Steady: Designing a Sensor

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bridge young mathematicians' knowledge of engineering and design. Pupils use two desks and a plastic sheet to simulate a bridge. After learning about energy transformations, they use available materials to design a sensor that detects...
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Rolling with Roller Coasters

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sometimes science is all fun and games! A hands-on STEM activity asks learners to design and create models of roller coasters. They analyze the motion using a marble and describe the areas of maximum kinetic and potential energy.
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How Low Can You Go?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The lower the better! Young scholars experiment with salt and water to determine how the combination affects temperature. By applying concepts of thermodynamics, they create their own modifications to attempt to achieve even lower...
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2016 AP® Physics 2: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
While AP Physics 1 counts as an introductory college Physics course, AP Physics 2 counts as a second-year college Physics course. Help scholars prepare for this more advanced college-level test with questions from previous assessments...
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Determining the Size and Energy of the K-T Asteroid

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two different groups of scientists published scientific papers in 1980 offering proof of a large asteroid hitting Earth between the Cretaceous and Tertiary layers of ground. Scholars use a worksheet to analyze the same type of data as...
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Fluid Flow and Equipment: Crash Course Engineering #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bernoulli knows best (at least about fluid mechanics). The 13th installment in the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on Bernoulli's principle. Viewers learn the relationship between the speed and pressure of fluids by watching a...
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Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Current work lesson plan just not ... working? Add an engaging interactive that helps pupils explore positive and negative work relationships! Individuals assess situations to determine what type of work, if any, the resource describes....
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What's Up (and Down) with KE and PE

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Physics class has its ups and downs ... especially when it involves energy concepts! Scholars analyze information to determine changes in kinetic and potential energy using an interactive resource. Realistic scenarios make connecting...
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Energy Ranking Tasks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's an interactive with real potential ... potential energy, that is! Scholars analyze scenarios, then rank objects in order of greatest to least kinetic energy, potential energy, and speed. The interactive provides support materials,...
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Name That Energy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many upper level tests require pupils to interpret written descriptions of scientific principles. Scholars practice the skill by working through three levels of difficulty. Each question covers kinetic energy, gravitational potential...
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Stringless Yo-Yo!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did it break? No, it's supposed to be like that! Yo-yos with the strings unattached make for some challenging yo-yoing! The Veritasium team uses slow-motion video to examine the scientific nature of the yo-yo. They highlight the kinetic...
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Calculus, What Is It Good For?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Explore the meaning of differentiation and integration. A video lesson describes in detail what differentiating and integrating an equation means using the momentum and kinetic energy formulas. Progressing from a linear to a quadratic...
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Build a Roller Coaster

For Students 3rd - 8th
Let the good times roll as young thrill seekers build a roller coaster on school grounds. Future engineers design and build a roller coaster from flexible tubing. The roller coaster is for a marble, so there will be plenty of room to let...
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Engineering Skills Through Problem Based Learning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Navigate the ups and downs of learning about energy. Future engineers consider how potential and kinetic energy apply to roller coasters. They design a roller coaster of their own and then use computer design software to showcase their...
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Energy Defined

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is energy, and why do we need so much of it? Scholars explore the definition of energy as it relates to both conversion and consumption with a video and discussion questions. Part of an energy unit from NOVA, the resource provides a...
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Putting Energy to Use

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
From burning wood for heat to riding a bicycle, converting one form of energy into another is an everyday process! Using a video clip, learners discover the sources of the thermal, mechanical, and electrical energies that make our lives...
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A Never-Ending Supply

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If renewable energy means a never-ending supply of power, why aren't we already using it? A brief video clip, part of a large Energy unit from NOVA, discusses the limitless energy humans obtain from solar, geothermal, and tidal sources....
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Energy Forms, States and Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Even magicians can't make energy disappear. In a discussion-based lesson, young scientists learn about energy forms and conversions. They see how energy is neither created nor destroyed; it just changes forms. This is the 11th...
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Introducing the Types of Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scientists explore many different types of energy including light, heat, nuclear, sound, potential, and more. They match the types of energy and identify when energy transfers from one type to another.
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Paddle Power

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Potentially get all the way across the water. The fourth of five design challenges asks pupils to develop a plan for a paddle-powered boat that will store its energy. Given a limited number of supplies, the class members design, build,...
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Maximum Mentos Fountain

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
A messy fountain is potentially an energy experiment in disguise. Groups investigate the variables in creating a fountain from soda and Mentos. The last activity in a six-part series on energy has the class observe the fountain in terms...