Ch 7: ScienceFusion Motion, Forces, and Energy Unit 2.2: Kinetic & Potential Energy

About This Chapter

The Kinetic & Potential Energy chapter of this ScienceFusion Motion, Forces, and Energy Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with kinetic and potential energy. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Kinetic & Potential Energy textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion Kinetic & Potential Energy chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the kinetic and potential energy topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • How kinetic and potential energy are different
  • Gravitational potential energy
  • Elastic potential energy
  • Examples of mechanical energy
  • Ways that mechanical energy can be conserved

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5 Lessons in Chapter 7: ScienceFusion Motion, Forces, and Energy Unit 2.2: Kinetic & Potential Energy
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Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types

1. 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.

Gravitational Potential Energy: Definition, Formula & Examples

2. Gravitational Potential Energy: Definition, Formula & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn what gravitational potential is, the equation we use to calculate it, and how to use that equation. We'll look at some real-life examples so you can see how it works. A short quiz will follow.

Elastic Potential Energy: Definition, Formula & Examples

3. Elastic Potential Energy: Definition, Formula & Examples

Discover what elastic potential energy is and the types of objects that can have it. Then learn how we find the formula for elastic potential energy using a spring.

What is Mechanical Energy? - Definition & Examples

4. What is Mechanical Energy? - Definition & Examples

In physics, energy is how work gets done. This video describes one important type of energy, mechanical energy, and provides examples of both kinetic and potential mechanical energy.

Conservation of Mechanical Energy

5. 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.

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