It is expected that these Problem Solving Steps will be followed for all “word problems” or algebraic problems this year. Please make sure that you always **show your work.**

This table of Metric Prefixes may be useful during your problem solving. Also a review of Scientific Notation would be a good idea.

Here are some practice problems for the various parts of the energy units. The first few sets are for practice only. You are responsible for doing all these problems and for checking them against the keys.

Kinetic Energy Practice Problems

Kinetic Energy Practice Problems KEY

Potential Energy Practice Problems

Potential Energy Practice Problems KEY

Thermal Energy Practice Problems

Thermal Energy Practice Problems KEY

Energy Transformations Grid (worksheet)

Energy Transformations Grid Possible Answers

Conservation of Energy Practice Problems

Conservation of Energy Practice Problems KEY