Conservation of Kinetic Energy


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What type of energy is the energy of motion?

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1. What is the kinetic energy of a 5 kg mass moving at -3 m/s?

2. In which type of collision is kinetic energy conserved?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Your understanding of conserving kinetic energy will be assessed by this short quiz and worksheet combination. Questions ask about the type of collision when kinetic energy is involved, and the correct scenario in which kinetic energy would be conserved.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Check to see how well you know this lesson with questions on the following subjects during the quiz:

  • The kinetic energy of a given mass at a specific speed
  • A type of collision in which kinetic energy is conserved
  • Collisions where masses stick together
  • A specific scenario where kinetic energy is conserved

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about masses sticking together
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about measurements of speed and mass
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name the collision type where kinetic energy would be conserved

Additional Learning

To get more of a review, go to the lesson titled Conservation of Kinetic Energy, where you can find more about the following extra topics:

  • A formula for kinetic energy
  • Momentum
  • Practice problems for different collisions