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38 resources with the keyterm conservation of energy

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Investigation: Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
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Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Instructions for series of six activites, a reading of scientific literature, and a choice of six assessments await you in this physics resource. Well-written plans guide you in guiding your pupils to experiment with levers, pulleys,...
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Physical Setting: Physics Exam 2004

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Twelve pages of mostly multiple-choice questions comprise this comprehensive New York Regents physics exam. It covers an entire year's worth of physics curriculum and requires about three hours for completion. Review the questions to...
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Amusement Park Physics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct a series of experiments on conservation of energy and momentum. In this physics activity, students investigate the factors affecting the period of the pendulum. They build a roller coaster and calculate the marble's...
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Roller Coasters

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Twisting and turning through the sky, roller coasters are popular attractions at amusement parks around the world, but how exactly do they work? Explore the physics behind these thrilling rides with an engineering design activity....
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What is Quantum Tunneling?

For Students 9th - 12th
Only about a minute long, this brief explanation is of quantum tunneling. What does it mean? What might it lead to? Appropriate for your advanced physics classes, it could be added to your quantum mechanics presentation. 
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Magic Rollback Can

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Have your class explore potential and kinetic energy or conservation of energy. They can make a device called a rollback can. Like magic, the can returns to where it started after it has been pushed away.
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NASA: Law of Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Cute animations and an animated narrator lead young physicists through kinetic energy calculations. The law of conservation of energy is also explored. The quality of visuals is somewhat blurry, but because of the enthusiasm and clarity,...
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Bowling Ball- Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A homemade video of a physics teacher demonstrating the conservation of energy with a bowling ball pendulum. It is entertaining because he stands against a wall and releases the ball right in front of his face, trusting that because of...
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Unit IX: Worksheet 2 - Impulsive Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Here are nine motion problems for physics fanatics to solve. Topics are pretty typical: rifles firing bullets, freight train cars colliding, astronauts gliding through space, balls being thrown. Pupils compute recoil speed, combined...
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Power Play

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Once your physical science stars have a grasp of the different forms of energy, use this resource to get them putting the energy to work. Small groups choose from seven different project options and work together to build an energy...
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Transforming Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Super detailed, this lesson will educate physical science learners about the flow of electrons. Begin by reviewing potential and kinetic energy with a moving pendulum, and then get them online to observe interactive websites about...
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Work and Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you have a ticker tape, this activity will energize your future physicists. They push automobiles and measure the required force, then compare it to the distance and velocity recorded on the tape. Mini lab carts are also used to...
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Crash Course in Flight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school physicists demonstrate Bernoulli's Principle by blowing on different items and finding that they do not move in the expected direction! They apply Bernoulli's equation to the flight of an airplane. This well-organized...
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Gyroscopes in Motion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Physics stars will enjoy learning about the conservation of energy as you demonstrate gyroscope precession. The lecture is broken into five subtopics: cross product, rotating vectors, angular momentum, rotating rigid bodies, and torque...
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Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What is the point of the concepts of energy? Sal tackles this question in this video. After an explanation of conservation of energy, he works to describe how potential energy converts into kinetic energy. He uses an example of an uneven...
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Energy and Change: The Five Basic Laws

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Five basic law of physics and energy are listed here, with a simple explanation of what each actually means in the real world! Your young physicists will appreciate the concepts being made more relevant and the language being made more...
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Energy Basics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
As the title says, some basics of energy are given here. The first section of the slide show focuses on heat energy, differentiating between it and temperature. Chemical and sound energy are introduced, and then the three are combined to...
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Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
All work and no play make Jack a dull boy, while all text and no graphics make Energy a dull presentation. It is informative, teaching viewers about work, conservation of energy, and sources that can be used to generate electricity. It...
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Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 4-stroke engine is the first example of this Power Point. Other examples include skating and a demolition machine. The potential energy and work involved that is then converted to another form, is presented in slides that are...
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Renewable Energy in Connecticut - Softening Our Footprint through Sustainable Energy Use

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore energy conservation. For this environmental lesson plan, students will look at data showing the amounts of energy used, our carbon footprint, and will research a power source. This unit allows for a deeper understanding...
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Spectroscope

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how to apply conservation of energy and properties of matter to a spectroscope.  In this energy lesson plan students build their own spectroscope and observe three kinds of spectra.
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Energy and Work

For Students 7th - 10th
In this energy and work worksheet, learners determine the forces acting upon objects and the work accomplished in moving objects. Students identify the location on a diagram where kinetic energy is increasing and they describe the energy...
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More Conservation of Energy

For Students 9th - 12th
For this conservation of energy worksheet, learners answer 17 questions about energy, potential energy, kinetic energy and work. They match the conservation of energy equations with 7 given situations.