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★ ★ Kinetic and Potential Energy Lab ★ ★ The purpose of this "lab" activity is to evaluate kinetic and potential changes in a bouncing tennis ball, golf ball, and ping-pong ball. About This Activity: The three page lab prompts students to create a hypothesis, follow procedures, record data, answer
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In this fun hands-on lab, students work with a group to shoot rubber bands and investigate how potential energy can be changed to kinetic energy. This is a PDF file that includes a lesson plan, lab sheet with data table, discussion questions and an answer key. This is one of my favorite labs! Materi
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This lab is to be used for a unit on energy after studying kinetic and potential energy. There are 2 parts to this lab. The first requires students to find the potential energy of three different objects, each at three different heights. They will fill in a chart with their height measurements, ma
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In this lab, students will adjust the height of a ramp (created from textbooks and a paper towel tube) to see how a marble and a cup’s kinetic and potential energy change.
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Kinetic and Potential Energy Investigation, Kinetic and Potential Energy Lab: In this investigation, students will create marble roller coaster using foam pipe insulation, tape and wooden blocks. There are a few questions for students to answer during this investigation. This investigation will tak
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Students test the transfer of Kinetic and Potential Energy bouncing a ball. Graphing and conclusion questions.
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Students will examine the differences between kinetic and potential energy values by building a roller coaster out of pipe insulation and a marble. Download comes with power point presentations covering both Kinetic and Potential Energy along with the Roller Coaster Design. The activity involves
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This is a lab activity to explore the relationship between height and gravitational potential energy and the relationship between velocity and kinetic energy. In the lab, students collect data once, but use it to generate two graphs to explore the relationships for the two different energy types.
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Your students will LOVE this lab!!!! By racing a car through a track they will determine the minimum potential energy necessary for their car to make it through the loop. This lab ties in the bulk of first semester physics in high school. Not only will your students use equations associated with
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In this lab, students will evaluate kinetic and potential energy changes in a bouncing tennis ball, golf ball, and ping-pong ball. Materials Needed: Meter stick, balance, tennis ball, ping-pong ball, and golf ball
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You only need a rubber ball and a yard stick to have your students investigating potential and kinetic energy.
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Great for use at the beginning of a Kinetic/Potential Energy unit. Lab uses simple materials that most schools will have. Students will investigate how kinetic and potential energy are related to each other and how work will be affected according to the amount of potential (then kinetic) energy an o
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This is a 2 page lab which involves kinetic and potential energy. Students will use ramps, toy cars, books, and stop watches to race cars and determine velocity, kinetic energy, potential energy, and mechanical energy for the cars at different heights. Students enjoy doing hands-on activities. It
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This download comes with directions for a stored and moving energy lab using measuring tools and tennis balls. There is a chart to record results, and a follow up question sheet with 6 questions. This would be a great intro lesson to stored(potential) and moving(kinetic) energy studies! I have us
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This is specific to students understanding the relationship between mass vs KE and speed vs KE.
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Potential and Kinetic Energy Station Lab - Students will love you for providing them with a hands-on experience when learning about kinetic and potential energy. The potential and kinetic energy station lab is a plug and play unit that is meant to accompany my FREE Kesler Science Station Lab Series
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This zip file contains materials for middle school science lessons on kinetic and potential energy as part of a unit on simple and compound machines, and energy. The unit was designed for 6th graders in NYC. Includes: SMARTboard .notebook presentation, including 2 teacher/student demonstrations (12
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This unit contains resources to teach all ten types of energy to intermediate students, both kinetic and potential. Article with space for Close Reading strategies, worksheets and detailed lesson plans are included. 30 pages of lesson plans, posters, lab sheets and assessments: ♥ Introduction
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One "mini" lab -or shortened activity- to reinforce or introduce concepts to students. I call these activities “mini labs” because they are simple activities that do not take the whole class period. They are also activities that are safe for use in the classroom and do not have to be done in a lab o
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This is a 450+ slide PowerPoint presentation with built-in class notes (red slides), activities with directions and visuals, included worksheets with answers, challenge questions with answers, games, three page homework bundle, modified version, answer keys, lesson notes, quiz, and much more. This
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Students find examples of kinetic and potential energy around their house or classroom and complete the chart. This makes a great homework assignment! Please note: This lab is also available as part of a bundle! Kinetic and Potential Energy Coloring Worksheet and Hands-On Labs Bundle If you like
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These task cards can be used as a whole-group lesson, individual work, or in small groups. Students will LOVE getting up and moving around the room! Task cards are perfect for students that finish early or for students that need the extra help! This set of 40 task cards covers the following topics
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About SNAPs Lab Stations Activities SNAPs Lab Stations Activities require students to use science, math, literacy, problem-solving and engineering skills. They are designed to enhance students' understanding of scientific concepts and help students apply scientific ideas to the real world. Each stat
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Have students investigate kinetic and potential energy by launching poppers off their desks in small groups while collecting their own data to calculate it's speed, kinetic and potential energy. For analysis, have students diagram the motion of the popper and it's points of greatest and least KE/PE
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