Additional Learning Tools and Resources

Watching a presentation is a passive activity. Getting information is important ... but its not the destination or end point. Now that you've watched the video, its time to do something with the information you've heard. It's time to act on it. The resources below provide an opportunity to do this. We encourage learners to solidify their learning through the use of one or more of the following resources.


The Calculator Pad: Work and Energy Problem Set, Problems #1-6

Not all Physics courses are created equal. But if yours emphasizes the solving of Physics word problems, then get acquainted with our Calculator Pad section. You will find problems with a wide range of difficulty levels, answers to every problem, and an audio-guided solution. Check it out!

Physics Classroom Tutorial. Work, Energy and Power Chapter: Lesson 1: Calculating the Amount of Work Done by Forces

Our Tutorial section always comes through with a common sense explanation of a topic. This particular page provides 9 practice problems with answers and solutions. It makes a great written reference and a great follow-up to this video.


Work Concept Builder

There's nothing like a Concept Builder for quick checks of your understanding. This one on the topic of Work will test your understanding of examples and non-examples of work and the distinction between + and - work. While it is more conceptual and less mathematical in nature, it still makes for a worthy exercise.

Minds On Phyiscs - Mission WE1: Work

You want to raise your game a notch? Here's how: click this link and try the newly revised Minds On Physics mission on the topic of work. Your reward will be given on test day.