Ch 30: TASC Science: Conservation of Energy & Energy Transfer

About This Chapter

Learn about concepts related to energy transfer and the conservation of energy. Through this chapter's video lessons, you can study relevant theories, definitions and key terms as you get ready to take the TASC Science examination.

TASC Science: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer - Chapter Summary

Discover what happens during energy conservation and examine the energy transfer process through this chapter's thorough video lessons. The tutorials discuss the importance of the Big Bang Theory as well as thermal equilibrium and Helmholtz free energy. By watching these lessons, you can prepare to answer TASC Science examination questions with confidence. This chapter could help you to:

  • Describe the two forms of mechanical energy
  • Explain the first and second laws of thermodynamics as well as how they are applied
  • Understand the process of thermal equilibrium and provide examples
  • Learn about stability and the center of gravity

The online video lessons in this chapter will cover some of the material you'll encounter when you sit for the TASC Science examination. When you watch these video lessons, you'll benefit from the convenience of interactive study. If you have questions, submit them for clarification. You may also consult the accompanying written transcripts or pause the videos and watch a scene again. Each of the lessons is followed by a brief quiz that tests your comprehension.

TASC Science - Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer Objectives

Energy is a part of the physical sciences; therefore, the concepts you study in this chapter may be covered within the physical science section of the test, which makes up 36% of the overall test questions. You should be prepared to answer 48-49 multiple-choice, one constructed-response and one technology-enhanced (on the computer-based test only) questions on the 85-minute examination. You can take the examination on paper or utilize the computer-testing option.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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