Energy Conversion & Cycling


This is a short overview (goals, exercises) about combining the topic of Energy Conversion with the practice of cycling.


  • Students describe energy conversions at the example of a bicycle  (OR)
  • Students explain the efficiency of a bike compared to running by using momentum


  •  Rolling down from a slope/hill from different heights
  •  Stopping movement while on a bike vs. while walking (with a mattress)
  •  Describing what happens in different top/valley configurations

Link to image: Cycling-Energy-Conversion-Overview

Link to other lesson sketches: Cycling Topic Collection


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