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RC Challenge


Law of Conversation:
  • Energy can not be used up
  • Energy can not be made or destroyed
  • Energy can only change form

2 Main Forms of Energy
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Potential Energy

7 Forms of Energy
  • Heat
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Magnetic
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical


Share Your Understanding

  • What is energy?
  • What is the difference between kinetic & potential energy?
  • What happens to energy when it is moved from potential to kinetic energy?
  • What happens to the levels of potential & kinetic energy in an object as it falls?
  • What happens to the levels of potential & kinetic energy in an object as it is raised?
  • How can potential energy be converted to kinetic energy?
  • How can kinetic energy be converted to potential energy?
  • How is thermal energy transferred?
  • What are the differences in the way heat is transferred through Radiation, Conduction and Convection?
  • Imagine-Design-Create-Share:



Consider This:

  • What examples do you see of work being done?
  • What connections can you draw to the examples your team listed on their Energy page?
  • What forms of energy are represented here? How can you tell?

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The view from Mrs. Wilkie's window at Dallas/Ft Worth Airport







What Is Energy?

This is Kelsey's M project