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Title Experimental Design with Forces
Description Lesson Objectives: 1. Students will be able to predict and justify results from an experiment. 2. Students will be able to observe the pattern that forces of springs are proportional to the distance they stretch or compress. 3. Students will be able to explore how the potential and kinetic energy of an object changes as it is in motion and in different environments. Standards: TEKS Science: 6.2A, 6.2B,6.2E, 6.8A CCRS Science Standards: VIII-D1, VIII-D2 **Note:** The scripted version includes additional teacher resources, such as, background content, common misconceptions and a vocabulary list. It also has all worksheets as editable content.
Subject Physics
Level Middle School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords forces, kinetic energy, potential energy, springs
Simulation(s) Masses and Springs (HTML5), Massa dan Pegas


Author(s) UTeach Middle School PhET Team
Contact Email elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
School / Organization UTeach UT-Austin
Date submitted 12/03/26
Date updated 18/09/20