Conservation of energy worksheet #2

Conservation of energy worksheet #2
Publication Date: February, 2014
Type of Resource: Practical activity/investigation

This downloadable resource looks at the conservation of energy in an oscillating spring.

The resource is a student worksheet of questions relating to a short practical activity about the conservation of mechanical energy during the motion of an oscillating spring.

The document includes energy graphs, which can be quite challenging.

The answers are provided to assist teachers and students with understanding.

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