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Title Energy Skate Park Basics Lesson
Description Lesson Objectives: 1. Students will be able to examine how an object’s potential and kinetic energy change as it moves and how an object’s total energy remains constant. 2. Students will be able to determine the variables that affect an object’s potential and kinetic energy. 3. Students will be able to Propose modifications to the Energy Skate Park Basics PhET simulation. Standards: TEKS Science: 6.2C-D, 6.8A-B; 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 Yes
Language English
Keywords kinetic energy, position, potential energy, velocity
Simulation(s) Energi Skate: Dasar (HTML5), Energi Skate: Dasar


Author(s) UTeach Middle School PhET Team
Contact Email elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
School / Organization UTeach UT-Austin
Date submitted 12/06/04
Date updated 15/05/26