Energy Points is an incentive on Khan Academy, given for completing skills, completing programming challenges, earning badges, watching videos, participating in discussions and a variety of other tasks. Before Khan Academy's new layout in 2012, the number of energy points that a user currently has was invisible at any page in Khan Academy. Now user can hover over someone's name on comments and programs or go to user's user profile to see their point totals.
How User Can Get Energy Points
- User can get 75 energy points for each problem answered correct in a skill they haven't practiced.
- User can get 50 energy points for each problem they answer correct in a mastery challenge.
- User can get 5 energy points for each problem they answer correct in a skills they have already practiced
- User can also get additional energy points from earning badges.