This set of 35 "clicker" questions (with answer key) was developed by a high school teacher specifically for use with the PhET Energy Skate Park simulation. It may be freely downloaded as a pdf file or as a Power Point document to enable teachers to sort and customize. Multiple screenshots and illustrations help students visualize changing kinetic/potential energy levels in a variety of situations. Student responses can be used to gauge understanding of conservation of energy. Editor's Note: Middle school teachers may choose to skip Slides 20-35, as they pertain more to an introductory Physics course. This item is part of a larger collection of resources developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET) at the University of Colorado. SEE RELATED MATERIALS for a link to the Energy Skate Park simulation, which this resource was developed to accompany.


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