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This web site contains a number of tutorials relating to work and energy. Each tutorial explains a subject and provides exercises to test the user's understanding. Some are accompanied by images, animations or graphs to illustrate the concepts. Among the subjects are work, potential and kinetic energy, mechanical energy, power and the work-energy theorem.
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Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
General Physics
- Measurement/Units
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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© 1996 Tom Henderson
Keywords:
conservation of energy, external force, internal force, kinetic energy, potential energy, power, work, work-energy theorem
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created December 14, 2004 by Melanie Carter
Record Updated:
October 14, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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when Cataloged:
December 12, 2004

This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: Teaching About Energy

The concepts of work, power, and Conservation of Energy are nicely tied together in this interactive tutorial. It provides excellent content support for K-8 science teachers.

Links to Units:

Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: What is Energy?

The author of The Physics Classroom has tied together the concepts of work, power, and Conservation of Energy in this set of 6 interactive tutorials for high school students. It provides a good foundation for future understanding of the Work-Energy Theorem. This section is appropriate for Physics First, as well as high school physics courses.

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T. Henderson, (1996), WWW Document, (http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/).
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T. Henderson, The Physics Classroom: Work, Energy, and Power (1996), <http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/>.
APA Format
Henderson, T. (2004, December 12). The Physics Classroom: Work, Energy, and Power. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/
Chicago Format
Henderson, Tom. The Physics Classroom: Work, Energy, and Power. December 12, 2004. http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/ (accessed 17 April 2014).
MLA Format
Henderson, Tom. The Physics Classroom: Work, Energy, and Power. 1996. 12 Dec. 2004. 17 Apr. 2014 <http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/>.
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