What is Energy Conservation? - Definition, Process & Examples


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Which of the following correctly describes conservation of energy?

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1. The physics definition of energy states that energy ______.

2. In most human situations, energy originates from ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Energy conservation is a concept that can be applied to all work and energy. Through asking questions regarding different aspects of energy transfers, this quiz and worksheet combination will help determine how well you grasp this concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on energy transfers displayed when:

  • A bicycle rolls along a road
  • A car goes down a hill
  • Table lamps are turned on
  • Campfires are lit

Skills Practiced

Prepare to utilize the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on energy conservation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to determine the types of energy transfers described in specific situations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding conservation of energy

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the related lesson, What is Energy Conservation? - Definition, Process & Examples. This lesson will address the following objectives:

  • Define energy and work
  • Understand the concept of energy conservation
  • Identify the various types of energy
  • Review an example of energy conservation