Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems

Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
Worksheet - Gravitational Potential Energy & Kinetic Energy Word Problems
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  1. This bundle is a set of 5 worksheets and 1 review quiz that covers basic and more advanced gravitational potential energy (GPE=mgh) and kinetic energy (KE=1/2MV2) word problems. I created these 6 resources to be used during a typical middle school physical science unit on Energy and Motion. SAVE O
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  2. This unit bundle contains all resources needed for a typical middle school physics unit on energy and energy resources. The bundle contains a unit PPT and corresponding student summary notes, worksheets, lab activities, formative quizzes, review exercises, a PPT unit review game, and summative test
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Product Description
A 5-page review worksheet that covers gravitational potential energy (GPE=mgh) AND kinetic energy (KE=1/2MV2) calculations through a set of 10 word problems.

Page 1 requires students to summarize the 2 equations for GPE and KE, including the required variables and appropriate metric units for each.

Pages 1-2 feature 10 review word problems that require students to use the GPE=mgh and KE=1/2MV2 formulas in different situations to solve for all relevant variables.

Pages 3-5 feature a full color-coded answer key that can be used by the teacher alone, displayed to students on a screen/interactive white board, or handed out to students who have completed the document.

Contents:

- Review of the GPE equation (GPE=mgh)
- Review of the KE equation (KE=1/2mv2)
- 10 leveled word problems (all designed to use significant figures)
- Full color-coded answer key


NOTE: Significant Figures Included!

All problems are designed to involve correct significant figures and have corresponding answer keys that also include “sig figs”. Feel free to modify the document if this is not part of your curriculum!


Downloadable in 2 Formats!

This worksheet comes in 2 formats: a PDF document and fully-editable WORD document

Feel free to download full PDF preview to see exactly what you are getting!


Relevant CC Standard(s) and/or NGSS Core Idea(s) Addressed by This Product:

NGSS - MS-PS3.A
Physical Science – Energy – Definitions of Energy

NGSS - MS-PS3.B
Physical Science – Energy – Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer

CCSS - Math 7.EE.B.3
Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.


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