WEEK 13 VOCAB - FORMS OF ENERGY

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Energy

The ability to do work.

<p>The ability to do work.</p>
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Light Energy

Energy that can be sensed by the eye.

<p>Energy that can be sensed by the eye.</p>
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Thermal/Heat Energy

Energy that causes a change in temperature.

<p>Energy that causes a change in temperature.</p>
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Electrical Energy

Energy produced by a power source.

<p>Energy produced by a power source.</p>
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Mechanical Energy

Energy produced by a machine or moving part.

<p>Energy produced by a machine or moving part.</p>
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Sound Energy

Energy that travels as waves through the air or water and vibrates the ear drum upon contact.

<p>Energy that travels as waves through the air or water and vibrates the ear drum upon contact.</p>
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Potential Energy

Energy is the stored energy an object has because of its position or state.

<p>Energy is the stored energy an object has because of its position or state.</p>
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Kinetic Energy

Energy an object has due to its motion.

<p>Energy an object has due to its motion.</p>
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Chemical Energy

Energy that comes from atoms and molecules and how they interact.

<p>Energy that comes from atoms and molecules and how they interact.</p>
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Nuclear Energy

Energy stored inside an atom by the forces that hold together the nucleus of the atom.

<p>Energy stored inside an atom by the forces that hold together the nucleus of the atom.</p>
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