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Posts tagged kinetic energy

July 29, 2010

 

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How To: Understand The Law Of Conservation Of Energy

The law of conservation of energy can be difficult to understand. Fear not, A Moment of Science is here to help!

April 22, 2010

 

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Heat Is A Measure Of Kinetic Energy

Heat was once thought to be a liquid. However, we know know that heat is a measure of kinetic energy.

December 31, 2009

 

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Potential Energy

Potential energy in a crossbow in this Moment of Science.

August 6, 2008

 

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Swinging Physics: Potential And Kinetic Energy Working Together

How is swinging on a swing related to physics? What are potential and kinetic energy?

May 3, 2005

 

Screeeech!

Energy can neither be created out of nothing, nor disappear into nothing, all it does is change forms. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

The Heat Is On

Is heat a liquid? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Play Ball! Aluminum vs. Wooden Baseball Bats

Ever wonder why Major League ball players only swing with wooden bats and not aluminum? Well, they can’t use aluminum. Mark McGuire hits the ball 500 feet, but with an aluminum bat he’d get 700 feet easily.

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