The elastic potential store

In this lesson we will explore the elastic potential energy store. We will look at the factors that affect its value, and how to calculate this.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which is the correct statement about closed systems?

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Q2.A box is pushed along the ground. Which energy transfer is involved?

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Q3.What is the definition of the gravitational potential energy store?

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Q4.A ball dropped from a cliff has 100 J in its GPE store as it is released. What is the value of the KE store when it just reaches the ground?

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Q5.A ball dropped from a cliff has 100 J in its GPE store as it is released. What is the value of the KE store when it is half way to the ground?

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Q6.What is the maximum height reached for an object of mass 1 kg launched upwards at a speed of 20 m/s (g = 10 N/kg)

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which is the correct statement about closed systems?

1/6

Q2.A box is pushed along the ground. Which energy transfer is involved?

2/6

Q3.What is the definition of the gravitational potential energy store?

3/6

Q4.A ball dropped from a cliff has 100 J in its GPE store as it is released. What is the value of the KE store when it just reaches the ground?

4/6

Q5.A ball dropped from a cliff has 100 J in its GPE store as it is released. What is the value of the KE store when it is half way to the ground?

5/6

Q6.What is the maximum height reached for an object of mass 1 kg launched upwards at a speed of 20 m/s (g = 10 N/kg)

6/6

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Quiz:

The elastic potential energy store

This quiz will test your understanding of the lesson content and earlier lessons within this topic.

Q1.Which is the correct statement about closed systems?

1/6

Q2.Which factors will affect the elastic potential energy store? (select two)

Select two (2) boxes

2/6

Q3.If the extension of a spring is doubled, what effect will this have on the elastic potential energy stored?

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Q4.What is the elastic potential of an object with spring constant k = 10 N/m that has an extension of 0.5 m

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Q5.A bungee jumper starts with 500 J in their GPE store. After they jump they fall and are brought to a stop with the bungee cord. With the cord fully stretched what is the energy in the EPE store?

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Q6.HT only: What is the spring constant of a spring that stores 50 J of energy when extended by 10 cm

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The elastic potential energy store

This quiz will test your understanding of the lesson content and earlier lessons within this topic.

Q1.Which is the correct statement about closed systems?

1/6

Q2.Which factors will affect the elastic potential energy store? (select two)

Select two (2) boxes

2/6

Q3.If the extension of a spring is doubled, what effect will this have on the elastic potential energy stored?

3/6

Q4.What is the elastic potential of an object with spring constant k = 10 N/m that has an extension of 0.5 m

4/6

Q5.A bungee jumper starts with 500 J in their GPE store. After they jump they fall and are brought to a stop with the bungee cord. With the cord fully stretched what is the energy in the EPE store?

5/6

Q6.HT only: What is the spring constant of a spring that stores 50 J of energy when extended by 10 cm

6/6

Lesson summary: The elastic potential store

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