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Lessons on Work, Energy & Power

Name Description Type
Work, Power, Energy Overview and Review
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This presentation gives an overview and review of the topics of Work, Power and Energy. Slide Show
(HTML5)
Energies & the Law of Conservation of Energy
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This looks at the major forms of energy (KE, GPE, EPE, internal) and how to apply the conservation of energy. Slide Show
(HTML5)
Energy of a Mass on a Spring
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 This movie demonstrates the amount of elastic, kinetic and gravitational energy present in a mass hanging from a spring. Interactive Lab  
Bungee Jumper Lab  
  Movie & Explanation
Energy Conservation
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 This presentation looks at ways to save electrical energy and avoid wasting money. This is not the same thing as the Law of Conservation of Energy. Slide Show
(Flash)
PowerHouse This interactive house lets you turn on household electrical items and see the immediate effect on your electric bill.  Outstanding simulation. Interactive Lab
(Shockwave)
Not Local
Energy of a Pendulum
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 This movie demonstrates the amount of kinetic and gravitational energy present in a swinging pendulum.
Interactive Lab  (Shockwave) Not Local (slightly flawed)
  Movie & Explanation
Energy on a Hill
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 These movies demonstrate the difference between a ball on a hill with friction and a ball on a hill with no friction.
Interactive Lab  (Shockwave) Not Local
 Movies & Explanation
 Roller Coaster Energy
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 This movie demonstrates the energy (gravitational, and kinetic) of a roller coaster as it goes from the first hill to the end of the ride.  Movie & Explanation
Energy of Falling with Air Friction
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 This lesson looks at the gravitational, kinetic, and internal energy of a brick as it falls to the ground.
Interactive Lab  (Shockwave) Not Local
Bouncing Lab  (Shockwave) Not Local
  Movie & Explanation
 Work Done
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 This lesson looks at the effect of a force being applied to three different masses with respect to the kinetic energy of the masses.    Movie & Explanation
Solar Energy - Insolation
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This lesson deals with the flow of solar energy onto planet Earth and how minor changes influence the seasons. Animations
(Flash)
Greenhouse Effect
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Looks at the reality of the Greenhouse effect from an energy flow point of view. Animations
(Flash)
Work, Power & Energy Review
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A collection of multiple choice questions providing immediate feedback. Multiple Choice Practice