We found 287 resources with the concept potential energy
Energy Forms, States and Conversions
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewEven magicians can't make energy disappear. In a discussion-based lesson plan, 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...
Exploring Energy: Kinetic and Potential
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThe potential of the energy in the class is moving. The third segment in a six-part unit on energy provides a deeper understanding of kinetic and potential energy. Learners understand the relationship between mass, speed, and energy and...
Slapshot Physics—Science of the Winter Olympics
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewTake a shot at explaining the physics of hockey! Olympic hockey players explain the science of their craft in a video lesson. The lesson includes a discussion of force and velocity as well as potential and kinetic energy.
The Real Meaning of E=mc2
10 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Einstein proved that matter is energy. A video in Space Time's The Origin of Matter and Time playlist details the meaning of the equation E = mc^2 by converting it back to the original m = E/c^2. The advanced video goes well beyond the...
Will the Universe Expand Forever?
13 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists from Newton to Friedmann debated the future of the universe. Many scientists thought the universe might collapse on itself in a big crunch, but new mathematical models finally gave us an official answer. The Space Time video,...