Type of Resource: Practical activity/investigation
This online resource looks at the transfer of energy.
The resource is a student activity that focuses on the energy conversions between GPE and KE when a ball bounces.
The investigation begins with a teacher demonstration and explanation then moves on to student investigations, dropping different balls from different heights.
Simple but effective.
.Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S8U05 (Year 8), AC9S9U05 (Year 9)
Teacher notes suggest 30 minutes but allow longer if dependent and independent variables are to be investigated further.
It is an American resource with American spelling.
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