Students will learn how to apply energy conservation in a closed system.
Learn about the conservation of energy in the context of a roller coaster.
Learn about centripetal motion in the context of a roller coaster going through a loop-the-loop and over a hill.
How do physics concepts like velocity and energy affect a roller coaster? Explore the workings of these popular thrill rides.
A roller coaster example is used to illustrate the conservation of energy.
Relationship between potential and kinetic energy, calculating one from the other.
Reviews the definition of a closed system, the law of conservation of energy, and problems involving the conservation of energy.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Conservation of Energy.
This is an activity for students to complete while reading the Conservation of Energy Concept
Learn about the world's fastest roller coaster.
This study guide provides an overview of potential energy, kinetic energy, and energy conservation, as well as energy diagrams, work, conservative force, and non-conservative force.