We found 293 resources with the concept potential energy
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDid 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...
Engineering Skills Through Problem Based Learning
9th - 12th
New ReviewNavigate 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...
Exploring Energy: Kinetic and Potential
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
The 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
Take 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.