# Worksheet - Kinetic Energy (KE) Word Problems (Part 1)

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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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A 4-page worksheet that covers kinetic energy calculations (KE=1/2MV2) through a set of 7 word problems.

Page 1 provides a summary of kinetic energy (KE), including its definition, how KE can change depending on an object’s mass and velocity, and the KE equation (KE=1/2mv2). The summary also includes the proper formula triangle for KE and describes how to use it to solve for the 3 different variables: KE, M, and V. Finally, the summary lists the 4 elements of a correct solution, including (1) the correct formula, (2) correct rough work, (3) correct answer rounded to the proper significant figures, and (4) correct units.

Pages 1-2 feature 7 introductory word problems that require students to solve for each of the 3 variables.

Pages 3-4 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 kinetic energy, including types of motion
- Review of the KE equation (KE = 1/2mv2)
- Use of a formula triangle to solve for each variable (KE, M, and V)
- 4 features of a complete solution
- Sample word problem and solution
- 7 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!

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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