Energy Skate Park: Basics

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  • Conservation of Energy
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Potential Energy
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Topics

  • Conservation of Energy
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Potential Energy
  • Thermal Energy
  • Energy
  • Friction

Description

Learn about conservation of energy with a skater gal! Explore different tracks and view the kinetic energy, potential energy and friction as she moves. Build your own tracks, ramps, and jumps for the skater.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Explain the Conservation of Mechanical Energy concept using kinetic energy (KE) and gravitational potential energy (PE).
  • Describe how the Energy Bar and Pie Charts relate to position and speed.
  • Explain how changing the Skater Mass affects energy.
  • Explain how changing the Track Friction affects energy.
  • Predict position or estimate speed from Energy Bar and Pie Charts.
  • Calculate speed or height at one position from information about a different position.
  • Calculate KE and PE at one position from information about a different position.
  • Design a skate park using the concepts of mechanical energy and energy conservation.
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Energy Skate Park-NGSS aligned HS A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. PhET NGSS 2014 Workgroup HS Lab Physics
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Conservation of Mechanical Energy El Mahdi Darouich UG-Intro
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Conservation of Mechanical Energy Mansour Elbshari UG-Intro Guided
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Albanian All shqip Download Run now Energjia në parkun rrëshqitës: Bazat
Arabic All العربية Download Run now طاقة حديقة التزلج: أساسيات
Arabic (Saudi Arabia) All العربية (السعودية) Download Run now Energy Skate Park: Basics
Azerbaijani All Azerbaijani Download Run now Enerjinin saxlanma qanununun əsasları
Basque All Euskara Download Run now Energia irristailu-parkean: oinarrizko kontzeptuak
Belarusian All беларускі Download Run now Энергетычны скейт-парк: Асновы
Bosnian All Bosanski Download Run now Energija u skejt-parku: Osnovna verzija
Bulgarian All български Download Run now Energy Skate Park: Basics
Catalan All català Download Run now Energia al parc de patinatge. Nivell bàsic
Chinese (Simplified) All 中文 (中国) Download Run now 能量滑板竞技场: 基础
Chinese (Traditional) All 中文 (台灣) Download Run now Energy Skate Park: Basics_能量滑板競技場:基礎
Croatian All hrvatski Download Run now Energija u skejt parku: osnove
Czech All čeština Download Run now Skatepark energie: základy
Danish All Dansk Download Run now Energi-skatepark: Basis
Dutch All Nederlands Download Run now Energie in het schaatspark: eenvoudig
Estonian All Eesti Download Run now Energia rulapark: algtõed
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German All Deutsch Download Run now Energieskatepark (Einstieg)
Greek All Ελληνικά Download Run now Ενεργειακό πάρκο πατινάζ: Τα βασικά
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Hebrew All עברית Download Run now פארק אנרגית גלישה: בסיסי
Hungarian All magyar Download Run now Energia Gördeszkapark - alapok
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Irish All Gaeilge Download Run now Páirc Scátála Fuinnimh: Buneolas
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Norwegian Bokmal All Norsk bokmål Download Run now Energi i skateparken - Grunnleggende
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Persian All فارسی Download Run now انرژی پارک اسکیت: مقدماتی
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Portuguese All português Download Run now Energia do Parque de Skate: Básico
Portuguese (Brazil) All português (Brasil) Download Run now Energia na Pista de Skate: Básico Download teacher tips PDF
Romanian All română Download Run now Energia pe terenul de skate. Baze teoretice
Russian All русский Download Run now Энергетический скейт-парк: основы
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