Ch 50: Ohio Graduation Test: Energy & Waves

About This Chapter

Learn more about energy and waves by exploring the short video lessons in this chapter. You can take self-assessment quizzes to make sure you have the knowledge needed to answer questions on the Ohio Graduation Test.

Ohio Graduation Test: Energy & Waves - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides you with a comprehensive overview of energy and waves to help you succeed on the Ohio Graduation Test. Review the lessons to ensure you're prepared for the following on the test:

  • Defining energy and explaining its significance in nature
  • Sharing your knowledge of kinetic energy and potential energy
  • Explaining the conservation of mechanical energy
  • Identifying types of waves
  • Describing the wave nature of matter
  • Providing details about vibrations and waves

Relieve the pressure of studying by going through the lessons in this chapter, which provide you with an in-depth look at energy and waves with help from fun visual effects. Since the instructors are entertaining and the material is informative, you'll remain engaged and your confidence will be boosted as you study for the exam.

Ohio Graduation Test: Energy & Waves Chapter Objectives

The Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT) are composed of five separate assessments that evaluate students' comprehension of math, reading, science, social studies and writing. This chapter covers topics found on the OGT in science, which consists of 32 multiple-choice questions, four short-answer questions and two extended-response questions. The science test covers six academic content standards that include life sciences, physical sciences, scientific ways of knowing, scientific inquiry and more.

To earn a passing score of 400 or higher on the OGT in science, you can review the lessons in this chapter to improve your knowledge of energy and waves. If you want to study specific portions of the videos without watching them in their entirety, use timelines to identify and skip to key topics. Before, during or after reviewing the lessons, test your comprehension with short quizzes. A chapter exam is also available to reinforce concepts learned in the lessons.

6 Lessons in Chapter 50: Ohio Graduation Test: Energy & Waves
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What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature

1. What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature

This lesson describes the nature of energy and how it is transferred from one source into another. Additionally, it will describe the significance of energy in natural systems.

Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types

2. Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types

This video defines and describes kinetic and potential energy. You'll learn how different types of energy can be classified as potential and kinetic. You'll also find out how kinetic and potential energy are transformed.

Conservation of Mechanical Energy

3. Conservation of Mechanical Energy

Energy comes in many forms and for any system can never be created or destroyed. This holds true for mechanical energy, which also obeys this law of conservation of energy. In this video lesson, you'll explore how mechanical energy is converted or transferred between forms and objects.

Waves: Types & Definition

4. Waves: Types & Definition

Examine the different types of waves and what parts of our daily lives are affected by waves, from the ocean to the microwave to sound. Explore how waves are measured and classified.

The Wave Nature of Matter

5. The Wave Nature of Matter

After watching this video, you will be able to explain the concept of wave-particle duality, give an example of an application of wave-particle duality, and complete simple calculations using the de-Broglie wavelength equation. A short quiz will follow.

Vibrations and Waves: Energy and Motion

6. Vibrations and Waves: Energy and Motion

What is a wave? What causes waves, and how do they travel from one place to another? This lesson will guide you through the basics of waves. We'll discuss their origins from vibrations and investigate how they carry energy through a medium.

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