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Introduction to Elastic Potential Energy with Examples
From youtu.be, produced by Jonathan Thomas-Palmer
Mr. Fullerton of APlusPhysics makes a guest appearance as a floating head to help us learn about Elastic Potential Energy. Several examples of objects which store elastic potential energy are shown and one example of stored elastic potential energy i... [more]
December 7, 2015 at 02:05 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Mousetrap Car Introduction
From YouTube, produced by Bill Kuhl
Simple mousetrap car kit designs are shown in this video. Mousetrap cars are a perfect example of elastic potential energy that is tranfered into kinetic energy.  The narrator also explains to students how they can build their own car.  (03:46)
November 8, 2010 at 11:55 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Potential Energy Stored in a Spring - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Khan Academy
Work needed to compress a spring is the same thing as the potential energy stored in the compressed spring. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Elastic
August 14, 2009 at 06:08 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Physics Tutorial Lesson: Elastic Energy
From YouTube, produced by Springs College High School
This video is part of a series of simple, easy to follow tutorial videos.  This particular video includes formulas and examples for kinetic energy, potential energy, elastic energy, spring energy, and the conservation of energy.  It is in lecture for... [more]
Found by begamatt in Elastic
March 29, 2011 at 01:43 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
Toys with an Elastic Engine
From YouTube, produced by Buki
This video clip is actually an advertisement for a science kit/toy.  However, the product is the perfect example of potential energy through elastic bands.  The video might inspire students to build their own creation using rubber bands. (00:59)
Found by begamatt in Elastic
March 29, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
Bill Nye The Science Guy - Energy
From YouTube, produced by Almost Live
This clip from the 1995 episode of Almost Live! uses humor from a special guest (Bill Nye) to provide a few examples of potential elastic energy.  (06:02)
Found by begamatt in Elastic
March 29, 2011 at 06:53 PM
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Ages: 8 - 13
Stored Energy in a Toy Car
From YouTube
This teacher-made video provides a brief example of energy stored in a spring inside a small toy. This video could be used to help a lesson on elastic potential energy.  (01:31)
Found by begamatt in Elastic
March 31, 2011 at 04:43 PM
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