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This web page provides an elementary introduction and overview of potential and kinetic energy, and a discussion of transformations of other forms of energy. A lesson plan and related page on Work are also linked to this page.

This is part of an extensive web site, "From Stargazers to Starships", that uses the topics of space exploration and space science to introduce topics in physics and astronomy. Translations in French and Spanish are available.
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Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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© 2005 David Stern
chemical energy, kinetic energy, potential energy
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Metadata instance created September 26, 2005 by Henry Bradsher
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D. Stern, (2005), WWW Document, (http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Senergy.htm).
D. Stern, Stargazers to Starships: Energy (2005), <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Senergy.htm>.
APA Format
Stern, D. (2006, March 24). Stargazers to Starships: Energy. Retrieved June 20, 2024, from http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Senergy.htm
Chicago Format
Stern, David. Stargazers to Starships: Energy. March 24, 2006. http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Senergy.htm (accessed 20 June 2024).
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Stern, David. Stargazers to Starships: Energy. 2005. 24 Mar. 2006. 20 June 2024 <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Senergy.htm>.
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@misc{ Author = "David Stern", Title = {Stargazers to Starships: Energy}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {20 June 2024}, Month = {March 24, 2006}, Year = {2005} }
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