What does a parked car have in common with a jack-in-the-box?
In this activity, your students are challenged to list as many real-life examples as they can of potential and kinetic energy.
Energy is the ability or capacity to do work and is measured in joules (J). Energy can be transformed into another type of energy, but it cannot be created and it cannot be destroyed.
There are many different forms of energy (heat, light, electric, elastic, etc.) but all energy is either potential or kinetic.
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