Lesson plan | Lesson plan |

What to create | Lesson plan |

Which subject | Physics |

What topic | Energy conservation in SHM |

What length (min) | 30 |

What age group | Doesn't matter |

Include homework | |

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Any other preferences |

- Define Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
- Understand the meaning of energy conservation in SHM
- Explain how potential and kinetic energy relates to SHM
- Solve problems involving energy conservation in SHM

- Whiteboard and markers
- Spring and mass (demonstration model)
- Calculator

- Ask students what they know about Simple Harmonic Motion.
- Introduce the concept of energy conservation in the context of SHM.
- Explain the importance of understanding energy conservation in SHM.

- Define SHM and give examples
- Discuss the components of SHM, i.e., amplitude, period, and frequency
- Explain the difference between Simple Harmonic Motion and periodic motion.

- Define energy conservation in SHM
- Explain the concept of potential and kinetic energy in SHM.
- Derive the formula for the total mechanical energy of a system undergoing SHM.
- Give examples of energy conservation in SHM.

- Solve a problem on how to calculate kinetic, potential, and total mechanical energy of a mass oscillating on a spring.
- Give students a problem-solving assignment for homework.

- Recap the lesson objectives
- Discuss how students can apply energy conservation in SHM to solve real-life problems.
- Encourage students to ask questions when they encounter challenges in solving homework problems.