Kinetic Vs. Potential Energy

Eighth graders listen to a teacher lecture and observe a demonstration of both potential energy and stored energy. After discussing the characteristics and examples of different types of energy, 8th graders make predictions and then perform experiments with rubber bands to model kinetic energy. Students discuss the results of their lab.

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Inquiry-Based Learning
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