What Is Kinetic Energy?

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Video Summary

Kinetic energy is the energy an object has because it is moving. All moving things have kinetic energy, but the amount of energy they have is not just dependent on how fast they are moving.

Curriculum Mapping

Australian Curriculum (v9.0) content description: Year 8 Science

Classify different types of energy as kinetic or potential and investigate energy transfer and transformations in simple systems (AC9S8U05)

Year 8 Achievement Standards

By the end of Year 8, students compare different forms of energy and represent transfer and transformation of energy in simple systems.

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