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written by Trish Loeblein
A set of clicker questions developed specifically for use with the PhET Energy Skate Park simulation.  It may be downloaded as a Power Point file and freely used in the  classroom.  Answers are included.

This item is part of a larger collection of resources developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET) at the University of Colorado.
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Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
Education Foundations
- Assessment
= Formative Assessment
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Cooperative Learning
- Technology
= Audience Response
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Problem/Problem Set
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active learning, clicker questions, conservation of energy, cooperative learning, friction, kinetic energy, mechanical energy, potential energy, work
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Metadata instance created October 8, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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August 18, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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March 3, 2006
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### AAAS Benchmark Alignments (2008 Version)

#### 4. The Physical Setting

4E. Energy Transformations
• 6-8: 4E/M2. Energy can be transferred from one system to another (or from a system to its environment) in different ways: 1) thermally, when a warmer object is in contact with a cooler one; 2) mechanically, when two objects push or pull on each other over a distance; 3) electrically, when an electrical source such as a battery or generator is connected in a complete circuit to an electrical device; or 4) by electromagnetic waves.
• 6-8: 4E/M4. Energy appears in different forms and can be transformed within a system. Motion energy is associated with the speed of an object. Thermal energy is associated with the temperature of an object. Gravitational energy is associated with the height of an object above a reference point. Elastic energy is associated with the stretching or compressing of an elastic object. Chemical energy is associated with the composition of a substance. Electrical energy is associated with an electric current in a circuit. Light energy is associated with the frequency of electromagnetic waves.
• 9-12: 4E/H1. Although the various forms of energy appear very different, each can be measured in a way that makes it possible to keep track of how much of one form is converted into another. Whenever the amount of energy in one place diminishes, the amount in other places or forms increases by the same amount.
• 9-12: 4E/H9. Many forms of energy can be considered to be either kinetic energy, which is the energy of motion, or potential energy, which depends on the separation between mutually attracting or repelling objects.
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T. Loeblein, (PhET, Boulder, 2005), WWW Document, (https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3016).
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T. Loeblein, PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Energy Skate Park Clicker Questions, (PhET, Boulder, 2005), <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3016>.
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Loeblein, T. (2006, March 3). PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Energy Skate Park Clicker Questions. Retrieved December 15, 2019, from PhET: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3016
Chicago Format
Loeblein, Trish. PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Energy Skate Park Clicker Questions. Boulder: PhET, March 3, 2006. https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3016 (accessed 15 December 2019).
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Loeblein, Trish. PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Energy Skate Park Clicker Questions. Boulder: PhET, 2005. 3 Mar. 2006. 15 Dec. 2019 <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3016>.
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### PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Energy Skate Park Clicker Questions:

Supplements PhET Simulation: Energy Skate Park - Original Version

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