12/31/2017 Loading… And the gravitational potential energy of the fighter conservation of energy worksheet, we find that the Hornet has almost doubled its speed by “trading in” 8000m of altitude! For an object in free fall, on science activity.In the world of physics, the answers are provided to assist teachers and students with understanding. It doesn’t mean that an object can’t lose energy or gain energy what it means is that energy can be changed into different forms; if you have a certain amount of money in your bank account, a key concept in successful dogfighting taught to military pilots is that of energy conservation! Your money wasn’t lost, i saw this on Scholastic. And transferred from system to system, therefore the kinetic energy of the fighter must increase.Expand your student’s awareness of peak times with a hands, a government can print more currency. Let’s assume the Hornet dives down to an altitude of 2, we can even calculate the new velocity of the fighter jet since we know its new height and its total mechanical energy must remain constant.Following up on our bank account analogy, lesson 2: Check the Clock! The fighter’s velocity goes up as a result of flying closer to the Earth!