Lesson Details


  • Name: Changes in energy
  • Code: S.3.7.EN.3
  • Specification Reference: 4.1.2.1\4.2.4.2
  • Keywords: Kinetic, GPE, energy
  • Objectives: To recall equations for gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy. To calculate the kinetic energy and GPE of objects. To design an experiment to measure the GPE and Kinetic energy of a car travelling down a ramp.
  • Competency: Can use the KE and GPE equation
  • Proficiency: Can design a method to investigate the GPE --> KE transfer
  • Mastery: To evaluate ways in which kinetic energy can be maximised

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