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Introduction to Conservation of Mechanical Energy with Demonstrations

Ian Terry, winner of Big Brother 14, makes a special appearance to help us learn about Conservation of Mechanical Energy. See several demonstrations and understand when mechanical energy is conserved. Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.


Content Times:

0:01 Reviewing the three different types of mechanical energy

0:23 Mr. Terry drops an object for our first demonstration

0:58 Calculating Kinetic Energy and Gravitational Potential Energy

2:53 Mechanical energy data table

3:37 Conservation of mechanical energy graph

5:10 When is mechanical energy conserved?

7:13 A second demonstration of conservation of mechanical energy


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