Potential vs. Kinetic Energy
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by Kristen Mace
| 8 Questions
Note from the author:
Kinetic and potential energy, Language usage, RACES
1
1 pt
What kind of energy is stored energy?
potential energy
sound energy
heat energy
kinetic energy
2
1 pt
Which detail does not support the idea that there are different kinds of energy?
Releasing water from a dam converts energy.
Gravity converts it into kinetic energy.
Riding a ski lift uphill stores energy.
Roller coasters are thrill rides.
3
1 pt
What does inert mean in the text?
able to move quickly
unable to move
to convert energy
slow
4
1 pt
Which word best fits the following description... "Most destructive"
torrent
flow
gush
5
1 pt
Which word best fits the following description... "Most technical"
active
moving
kinetic
6
1 pt
Which word best fits the following description... "Slowest"
tumbles
drifts
plummets
7
1 pt
Which word best fits the following description... "Most contained"
curbed
limited
confined
8
3 pts
Using details from the article, explain how potential and kinetic energy relate to your favorite sport or activity. Include an introductory sentence, concrete details and examples, and a concluding sentence that sums up your points (RACES format).
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