Internal Energy of a System: Definition & Measurement


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What is a system?

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1. What is the internal energy of a system?

2. The faster a particle moves, the more _____ it has.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In physics, there are two types of energy. Complete this assessment to see how much you know about these types of energy and how they exist in particles. This worksheet/quiz assessment will test your knowledge of the concept of the internal energy of a system and how it is measured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this assessment, you will test your knowledge of:

  • What systems and the internal energy of systems are
  • Kinetic energy and how it's measured in particles
  • Examples of potential energy of particles

Skills Practiced

This assessment will also measure your abilities:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the kinetic and potential energy of particles, as well as the internal energy of a system
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as system and internal energy of a system
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as kinetic energy and potential energy

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies this assessment, Internal Energy of A System: Definition & Measurements, will provide you with a review of the topics covered in this assessment as well as:

  • How to find the internal energy of a system
  • Systems of measurement for internal energy of systems
  • The three states of matter in relation to the energy of particles