Exploring Elastic Energy

Unit 10: Simple Harmonic Motion
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Objective: Students will be able to conceptualize elastic potential energy and its connection to Hooke's Law.

Big Idea: Students explore the concepts of elastic potential energy and restoring force when they use a masses and springs simulation.

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Science, Forces and Newton's Laws, springs (Physics), Motion, elasticity, Hooke's Law, AP Physics, Simple Harmonic Motion, physics
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