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Title Conservation of Energy using Masses and Springs (Inquiry Based)
Description The students will use the simulation to learn the goals through an inquiry approach. There is a pre/post test provided and clicker questions. Learning Goals: Students will be able to explain the Conservation of Mechanical Energy concept using kinetic, elastic potential, and gravitational potential energy. There is a pre/post test included.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords conservation, energy, periodic, phet activity
Simulation(s) Masses and Springs (HTML5), Masses & Springs


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET CU Boulder
Date submitted 7/30/05
Date updated 9/20/18