Activity Overview

Investigate energy conservation of a rubber ball

Kit contents: paper strip, tape, rubber ball, tape measure, colored pencils, safety glasses

Key concepts: energy, kinetic energy, potential energy, energy transfer

Science Standards: The student knows that energy can be described as stored energy (potential) or energy of motion (kinetic). (SC.B.1.2.2.5.1)
The student understands the importance of accuracy in conducting measurements, and uses estimation when exact measurements are not possible. (SC.H.1.2.2.5.2)

 

 

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