Unit 3 – Energy

Energy Learning Goals

  • I can use words, diagrams and bar charts to describe energy storage in a system.
  • I can calculate a system kinetic and potential energy (mechanical energy)
  • I can calculate the mechanical energy transfer in/out of a system (work)
  • I can determine the rate of energy transfer (power) in and out of a system.
  • I understand that energy is always conserved.

Basic vocabulary:

energy work power
law of conservation of energy kinetic energy potential energy
joule thermal energy mechanical energy
nuclear energy electromagnetic energy chemical energy





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