Conservation of Mechanical Energy


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What does the law of conservation of energy state?

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1. Why would a system have less energy than it originally started with?

2. Which best describes potential energy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help assess your knowledge of different energy state laws. Topics you will need to be familiar with to pass the quiz include potential energy and different systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools help test your knowledge of:

  • Law of conservation of energy
  • The loss of energy
  • Potential energy
  • Definition of system

Skills Practiced

This quiz and printable worksheet help students practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as potential energy and system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the law of conservation of energy
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept potential energy

Additional Learning

To learn more mechanical energy, review the corresponding lesson called Conservation of Mechanical Energy. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the law of conservation of energy
  • Explain the impact of friction
  • Identify characteristics of kinetic energy
  • Identify the source of all energy