Labs from Chicago, Fall 1993 :
Kinetic Energy Quiz.

Dr. Rich Kron, Dr. Heidi Newberg, and Luisa Rebull
Labs written for the CARA Space Explorers, Fall 1993

This is meant to be handed out to the students.

1. (2 points) If a car on an air track weighs 400 g, and has a velocity of 25 cm/s to the south, what is its kinetic energy? Don't forget units.

2. (3 points) Describe a system where kinetic energy is not conserved. What happened to the energy?

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