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Kinetic energy of the bicycle

A bicycle has a kinetic energy of 100 J. What kinetic energy would the bicycle have if it had one half of the mass and was moving with twice the speed? 76 more words


Taking Hits Is Just Impulsive

Not that kind of hit. After a long winter, college football teams are gearing up for the next season and playing spring games left and right. 2,435 more words

Speedy Thing Goes In, Speedy Thing Comes Out

Mark Atwood asks:

Do stargates conserve kinetic and/or gravitational potential energy? If I put half a pair on a planetary surface and the other a few lightsecs away, do I get to jump into steller orbit without paying for the climb out of the gravity well?

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In which Miss Molly misses Mangled Messes.

It was my last Mangled Mess for the 2014-15 year. I have a break now until after our Summer Reading programming. I both love and am sad about this. 725 more words

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Creating a Double Loop Coaster

2nd grade students learned a lot about forces, motion, and problem solving in this engaging lab.  Student had  to use a 6 foot insulation tube, masking tape, a plastic cup, and marble to make a working roller coaster.   69 more words

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Solar Energy

From hydroelectric dams to wind farms, power collection is an integral part of our world’s electrical grid. The truth is, you can help keep the grid going by supplying your home with its own green energy. 558 more words


The First Wave Energy Converters for Latin America

In the state of Ceara, which is in the northeastern part of Brasil is one of the first wave energy converters for Latin America.

This 2012 project features a land secured system that reaches into the ocean and harvests the motion of the waves, converting the kinetic energy into clean electricity.